The above picture shows the rear frame with the drag box temporarily bolted in place. The front bogie axle just happens to have been rolled underneath just to move it out of the way.
A large proportion of the work is on the wheel bearings, fitting and re-fitting to get the surfaces correct. Above is one of the front bogie axles.
The tender axles with the bearings placed on the axles journals. The journals have been painted with engineers blue, this shows any high / low spots on the bearing when the bearing is rotated against it
Nathan trial fitting a driving axle bearing.
A new cab side plate being cut using the old cab side as a template.
Jeff machining new studs for the super heater header
The new studs being fitted to the super heater header, these will bolt the elements against the header.
Refurbished snifting valves.
Tommy making new angle irons for the cab surrounds.