Update on the NG10 boiler repairs June 2017.

Keith Stevens is moving ahead well with the boiler repairs for NG10 number 61.The photographs show the progress we are now making with the NGG10 Locomotive Boiler.  Completion is estimated at around end of September or probably first half of October.

As you can see by all the dismantled parts there is still a mountain of work to be done.

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Riveting the dome to the boiler barrel

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Heating up rivets

 

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Riveting the dome

 

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Job complete

 

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Fitting butt strap on front boiler barrel section

 

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Scaling back end of boiler

 

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Riveting up butt strap

 

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Riveting up butt strap

 

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Putting the tube plate in position