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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #675 on: November 29, 2015, 10:07:11 PM »
So after we test it we'll have some PoCo Loco MoJo...

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« Reply #676 on: November 29, 2015, 10:30:03 PM »
Since PocoLoco sounds like a rock group, I presume it would be a heavy metal group.

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« Reply #677 on: November 30, 2015, 09:47:08 AM »
2008 - rear frame riveting

2011 - rear frame joined to frame casting.  The smokebox was drilled for riveting to the boiler at SWW and the actual riveting to the boiler was Fathers Day weekend 2011.  Uniting front and rear frame via new casting.

2012 - work on locating the hand brake staff and handbrake rod and chain in relation to the rear frame, bracing of rear frame, grate shaker linkage begun.

2013 - reuniting the frame with the boiler; tender truck brake work and new swing hanger links made to level the rear frame.

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« Reply #678 on: November 30, 2015, 01:12:15 PM »
2007-2008 - Cleaning all the various parts, eccentric rods, etc. (I have cherished memories doing this with my daughter Emily and Niece/Godchild Rebecca.)

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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #679 on: November 30, 2015, 07:28:55 PM »
Final coats of varnish are on the tank and cab. The tank ladder was mounted.







Tank top and coal bunker area received black paint.



Number plate is on.



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« Reply #680 on: December 01, 2015, 12:38:25 AM »
Wow, Number 9 is really coming together quickly.  It is truly Smithsonian quality and a testimony to the mission of our Museum. 

A 'Well Done!" is justly deserved to so many folks who worked so hard for so long to get to this point.
~ B2 ~ Wascally Wabbit & Gofer ~

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« Reply #681 on: December 01, 2015, 08:36:21 AM »
What year was it that we went to Boothbay to shape the back head? 2008? That should be included. One of the hotest times I have had in the middle of winter
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« Reply #682 on: December 01, 2015, 07:22:27 PM »
We had to move 9 over to bay 1 today to pull the steam dome cover off. The white around the windows is masking tape.





















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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #683 on: December 01, 2015, 08:06:43 PM »
Great photos, as always.
Thanks Brendan.

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« Reply #684 on: December 01, 2015, 08:38:41 PM »
Looks like the great day is almost here!!!!

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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #685 on: December 01, 2015, 09:07:46 PM »
I do hope that #9 will be going to the Mass. train show.  It would be the center of attention......
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« Reply #686 on: December 01, 2015, 09:47:20 PM »
Unlikely in the near term.  That would involve some negotiation with the owner, and who knows what we'd have to do in order to get approval.

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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #687 on: December 02, 2015, 12:58:11 PM »
I'm curious...why does the steam dome cover need to be removed?

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Re: WW&F No. 9 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #688 on: December 02, 2015, 01:06:13 PM »
Oh boy...looks like 'add-final-stuff and tweak' time, maybe including setting, checking steam dome safeties.
9 looks absolutely beautiful.
Don'ts forget the backup light.  ;D
We might get a Christmas present steamup!

 
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« Reply #689 on: December 02, 2015, 02:01:37 PM »
I'm curious...why does the steam dome cover need to be removed?

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Just the outside casing not the actual dome cap.
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