Bloemfontein workshops commence rebuild of another ex SANRASM locomotive
The boiler on the O&K locomotive, No. 12691, is now receiving attention.
Below are some photos of the two cylinders of O&K 12691in the machine shop.
The cylinder bores and valve faces are in very poor condition.
The photos below show further progress regarding the restoration of O&K, No 12691, and its chimney and coalbunker.
Some progress on O&K, No. 12691, smokebox door and chimney.
The photos below show the work being carried out to rebuild the smokebox.
The fabricated parts for the O&K locomotives have been manufactured. You can see from the photo below an O&K regulator valve has been welded together.
Tinus has started to renew the bottom part of locomotive O&K 12691. See the smokebox photo below.