4253 Locomotive
A not-for-profit company run entirely by volunteers
Contact us at: gwr4253@gmail.com

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Cab refitted after final riveting

Second injector overflow pipe made and fitted

Ashpan outer framework now fully assembled

Fabrication of water supply copper pipework started

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White metal poured for the eccentrics

Construction of new ash pan started

First injector overflow pipe made and fitted

Tool box and window hinges fitted

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All brake pull rods fitted

Both injectors fitted

Final riveting on cab undertaken

Building up of boiler barrel base completed

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Riveting on of new boiler barrel section started

Remaining accessible lap seam rivets replaced

Old white metal removed from eccentrics

Cab removed for final riveting