Monthly Archives: December 2011

All Wrapped Up

Hardy souls braved the icy temperatures this weekend, determined to avoid the Christmas shopping. On Saturday, Matt, Adam and Nathan huddled in No 2 cab of 47484 to continue with the scraping and removal of yet more items for restoring … Continue reading

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Home and Away

The away team braved the cold weather on Saturday working on 47484. No 2 end cab was further stripped down, loosing the only seat left in the loco, and several more panels were removed for restoration. The only paint of … Continue reading

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Steam Heat Compressor

With the nose end removed, the next task was to disconnect and crane out the compressor and blower motor. Fortunately most of the bolts were liberally coated with oil and grease, and could be undone without any shearing. Once the … Continue reading

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