David Elliott delivered the Tornado patterns for pony, Cartazzi and tender wheels and the coupled hornblocks to Cooks at Sheffield at the start of July. The first coupled wheel has already been cast and we will add photos as soon as it is broken out of the mould
Good progress is being made with preparing the expanded polystyrene patterns for casting with the addition of runners and risers.
The coupled wheel pattern is prepared for casting – David Elliott
The mould box containing the first driving wheel casting for No. 2007 – David Elliott
The substantial polystyrene pattern for the dragbox – David Elliott
The frame stay / boiler support pattern – David Elliott
The pony and Cartazzi wheel and coupled horn block patterns delivered to Cooks – David Elliott