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GWR Large Prarie 2-6-2T 4150
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Graham



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Location: The banks of the River Severn as it meanders through the sun dappled leafy glades of Worcestershire

PostPosted: Sun Aug 28, 2016 8:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

The reason the tanks are being assembled at the opposite end of the yard to 4150 itself is that the loco will be going to Bridgnorth at the end of September.
When it is shunted out of its corner, there will be a crane on hire to lift the water tanks, bunker and roof on so it can all be towed up to Bridgnorth by rail in one piece.
Once there, the tanks will be lifted off again and the inner sides removed to allow the outer sides to be riveted. The inner sides, baffles and any other parts not on show will then be welded.
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 6:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Work started on assembling all the components of the second tank today.



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PostPosted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:02 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do they get a tube of polystyrene cement and transfers included?
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 5:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

LMS2968 wrote:
Do they get a tube of polystyrene cement and transfers included?


Low melt solder surely?
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