The reverser, cleaned up and primed.
The doubler plate, shown in the last post, is now in position ready for welding.
The running plate after adjustments to follow the cab contours.
The rear loco dragbox.
The third and last driving wheel axle box has now been fitted to the axle.
A view from the right hand side showing the progress in manufacturing the running plate and supports.
The cab floor support plate.
More pin manufacturing.
The running plate meets cab angle for the right hand side.
Calum "fires" the homemade workshop heater that he has made.
The heater is a welcome addition to a very cold shed, it radiates heat quite well.
Work started on the tender wheels with a view to getting the tender chassis re-wheeled.
However once again we have a setback, quite a few cracks have been found in the horn guide webs. All are just above a web like the one pictured below.
This crack has been ground out to check the extent of the cracking.
A change of subject. 46512 passes the shed with the14.00 mince pie special on the 27th December