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2011 Traction Engine Progress

Mock up of parts already done
Mock up of parts already done
Mock up of parts already done
Mock up of parts already done
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Belly tank being lined out
Kit 9 Horn and Spectical plates ready for kit 10
Kit 9 Horn and Spectical plates ready for kit 10
Rear axil bearing tube in place
Rear axil bearing tube in place
Rear axil bearing tube in place
Rear axil bearing tube in place
left crank shaft support casting test fitted.
left crank shaft support casting test fitted.
Dummy spring hanger on 2nd shaft casing
Dummy spring hanger on 2nd shaft casing
Water gauge mounting plate attached
Water gauge mounting plate attached
2nd shaft housing in place
2nd shaft housing in place
2nd shaft housing in place
2nd shaft housing in place
Sort of short of washers
Sort of short of washers
2nd shaft housing in place
2nd shaft housing in place
Crank casting and pump shaft casting in place
Crank casting and pump shaft casting in place
Right crank support casting
Right crank support casting
Oil tanks on rear axil casting. These will hold a lot! of oil
Oil tanks on rear axil casting. These will hold a lot! of oil
Right hand crank support casting in place
Right hand crank support casting in place
Rear axil bushing
Rear axil bushing
Rear axil bushing
Rear axil bushing
Rear axil tube in place
Rear axil tube in place
Flywheel brake pivot in place
Flywheel brake pivot in place
Rear axil in place
Rear axil in place
Rear axil in place
Rear axil in place
View of the area.
View of the area.
Polishing the fairleads
Polishing the fairleads
Bright Nickel Kit
Bright Nickel Kit
Bright Nickel Kit
Bright Nickel Kit
Setting the current
Setting the current
Current limiting resistor. Its HOT
Current limiting resistor. Its HOT
Bright Nickel Kit
Bright Nickel Kit
Items in store
Items in store
just need to move out the way
just need to move out the way
Winch fair-leads attached
Winch fair-leads attached
Winch fair-leads attached
Winch fair-leads attached
The Boiler
The Boiler
The Boiler
The Boiler
Multi barrel shot gun?
Multi barrel shot gun?
I can see all the way through
I can see all the way through
Matt paint drying
Matt paint drying
Last view inside the firebox.
Last view inside the firebox.
Fusible plug goes there
Fusible plug goes there
now how to move it
now how to move it
Set out ready for installing
Set out ready for installing
Now it gets heavy
Now it gets heavy
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EOS 5D Mark II 05962.JPG
Fit the fire doors
Fit the fire doors
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EOS 5D Mark II 05964.JPG
2nd shaft housing
2nd shaft housing
Main axil and bearing housing. Heafty lump
Main axil and bearing housing. Heafty lump
Rear spec plate
Rear spec plate
Front spec plate
Front spec plate
All ready for the left hornplate
All ready for the left hornplate
Hornplate fitted and crank alignment tool in place
Hornplate fitted and crank alignment tool in place
Rear end fitted
Rear end fitted
Now the belly tank
Now the belly tank
Removed all the support. It is now on it's wheels
Removed all the support. It is now on it's wheels
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Left hand hornplate to tender
Left hand hornplate to tender
2nd shaft casting
2nd shaft casting
Right hand side of 2nd shaft casting
Right hand side of 2nd shaft casting
Need to shorten some bolts
Need to shorten some bolts
Left hand side of tender with tow brace.
Left hand side of tender with tow brace.
Brakes are on
Brakes are on
Bit dark in there.
Bit dark in there.
Crank alignment tool
Crank alignment tool
Now to the steering
Now to the steering
Try the flash
Try the flash
Looking nice
Looking nice
Now that is a cog
Now that is a cog
Steering limiters
Steering limiters
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EOS 5D Mark II 06445.JPG
Chain arrangement
Chain arrangement
Yes the limit chain does it's job
Yes the limit chain does it's job
Not rubbing
Not rubbing
Check the distances
Check the distances
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EOS 5D Mark II 06450.JPG
Steering wheel
Steering wheel
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EOS 5D Mark II 06452.JPG
View from underneath
View from underneath
Copper polishing
Copper polishing
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EOS 5D Mark II 06455.JPG
Crank bearings
Crank bearings
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EOS 5D Mark II 06457.JPG
The crank at last
The crank at last
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EOS 5D Mark II 06459.JPG
Looking complicated. Not really wait until later
Looking complicated. Not really wait until later
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EOS 5D Mark II 06461.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06462.JPG
Crank in place
Crank in place
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Cleading painting
Fitting the cleading
Fitting the cleading
Got its blankets on also. Keep her nice and warm
Got its blankets on also. Keep her nice and warm
Brass bands polished up a treat
Brass bands polished up a treat
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EOS 5D Mark II 06475.JPG
Out in the sun
Out in the sun
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EOS 5D Mark II 06541.JPG
More heavy bits. The Cylinder block has arrived.
More heavy bits. The Cylinder block has arrived.
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EOS 5D Mark II 06546.JPG
Parts store
Parts store
Cleading fit need fettling
Cleading fit need fettling
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EOS 5D Mark II 06556.JPG
Pistons and valve gear fitted
Pistons and valve gear fitted
Piston covers. Needs polishing
Piston covers. Needs polishing
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EOS 5D Mark II 06559.JPG
Valve gubbings
Valve gubbings
t4%2f04%2f829204%2f4%2f137570962.NUK6lBek.jpg Otherside
Otherside
Regulator slide and F.O.D. protection
Regulator slide and F.O.D. protection
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EOS 5D Mark II 06564.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06565.JPG
Missing a couple bolts
Missing a couple bolts
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EOS 5D Mark II 06567.JPG
Belly tank off again
Belly tank off again
Some painting before I forget
Some painting before I forget
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EOS 5D Mark II 06571.JPG
Nice
Nice
Dang she looks good
Dang she looks good
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EOS 5D Mark II 06576.JPG
Polished up nicely
Polished up nicely
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EOS 5D Mark II 06774.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06775.JPG
Redo of the polishing and paint on the name rings
Redo of the polishing and paint on the name rings
Cylinder block painted satin black.
Cylinder block painted satin black.
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EOS 5D Mark II 06778.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06781.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06782.JPG
Fitting the weigh shaft
Fitting the weigh shaft
Crossheads
Crossheads
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EOS 5D Mark II 06792.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06793.JPG
Bigends
Bigends
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EOS 5D Mark II 06798.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06799.JPG
Inspection time
Inspection time
What does this do?
What does this do?
Steady
Steady
Mummy joining in
Mummy joining in
Uisge can I come to?
Uisge can I come to?
Hummm Interesting
Hummm Interesting
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EOS 5D Mark II 06809.JPG
Clear away
Clear away
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EOS 5D Mark II 06811.JPG
Need to get closer
Need to get closer
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EOS 5D Mark II 06813.JPG
Slightly over scale but will fit!
Slightly over scale but will fit!
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EOS 5D Mark II 06821.JPG
IS this the butty box?
IS this the butty box?
Hello
Hello
Is there anyone in there?
Is there anyone in there?
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EOS 5D Mark II 06825.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 06833.JPG
Nickle plated ash pan holders
Nickle plated ash pan holders
Big end in place and polished up
Big end in place and polished up
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EOS 5D Mark II 06856.JPG
New motion gear
New motion gear
Getting inspected again
Getting inspected again
Yes that looks right
Yes that looks right
What does this handle do
What does this handle do
Looking good
Looking good
Still lots to do
Still lots to do
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EOS 5D Mark II 9079.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 9086.JPG
Now back to bed you go
Now back to bed you go
New water tank without the lining on the barrel
New water tank without the lining on the barrel
Undercoating the new parts
Undercoating the new parts
Weighshaft casting.
Weighshaft casting.
Crank
Crank
Guide rails for the cross heads
Guide rails for the cross heads
Steering drive
Steering drive
Crank counter weights
Crank counter weights
The new tap and die set
The new tap and die set
And every drill from 1mm to 10mm by 0.1mm incriments
And every drill from 1mm to 10mm by 0.1mm incriments
All red
All red
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EOS 5D Mark II 07184.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 07186.JPG
Clean up now
Clean up now
Crank dry and fitted
Crank dry and fitted
Weighshaft and crosshead guides
Weighshaft and crosshead guides
Piston rods
Piston rods
Stearing drive
Stearing drive
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EOS 5D Mark II 09119.JPG
Crossheads and valve stems
Crossheads and valve stems
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EOS 5D Mark II 09121.JPG
Father making some duck boards
Father making some duck boards
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EOS 5D Mark II 09123.JPG
Looking good
Looking good
And this one.
And this one.
Valve gear expansion links
Valve gear expansion links
Eccentrics
Eccentrics
Reverser leveer
Reverser leveer
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EOS 5D Mark II 09134.JPG
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EOS 5D Mark II 09135.JPG
More bling!
More bling!
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EOS 5D Mark II 09311.JPG
Road registration got and tax disk.
Road registration got and tax disk.
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EOS 5D Mark II 09329.JPG
Dynamo and smokebox extension. The mark of a showmans engine.
Dynamo and smokebox extension. The mark of a showmans engine.
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Christmans 2011
Christmans 2011
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Steam water injector
Steam water injector
Fitted to the tender
Fitted to the tender
Steam valve plumbed in
Steam valve plumbed in
Non-return valve into the boiler
Non-return valve into the boiler
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EOS 5D Mark II 09365.JPG
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Belly tank cross feed or balance pipe.
Belly tank cross feed or balance pipe.
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Gearing up.
Gearing up.
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