Benny heating the rivets.
Having placed the rivet in its hole, Benny withdraws, Tom holds the dolly on the back, whilst Nathan uses the gun to form the rivet head.
Nearly there, Nathan finishes the head of the rivet, Benny is already heating the next rivet.
The front crossmember riveted into its place behind the front bumper.
Another view looking forward.
Running plate support angles.
The finished left hand front buffer beam supports.
The right hand side with one difficult rivet to go.
The front apron plate is now in position, along with the vacuum pipe bracket.
Another view slightly angled
Next the front running board has been bolted into place ready for riveting.
On the right hand side the running plate supports can be seen.
Away from the riveting, these are the front bogie lubricating pipe connections. The smaller right hand threaded part is a new piece which has been welded to the original to form a repair.