Further progress has been made with the footplating and driven bolt work. The machining of the coupled horn blocks is nearing completion.  The cab “flat pack” has been ordered and the curved plates are in the process of being rolled or press-braked into shape.
 
09301501 footplate curves DE
 
The characteristic flowing footplate appears – David Elliott
 
09301501 Hornblock castings DE
 
Machined hornblock castings – David Elliott
 
10131503 Steve Wood bores a buffer casing 28 9 15
 
Steve Wood bores a buffer housing – David Elliott
 
10131507 Mick Robinson torques a 1in nut
 
Mick Robinson torques a 1″ nut – David Elliott
 
10131506 Mick Robinson fits drag box wing plate 13 10 15
 
Mick Robinson fits a dragbox wing plate – David Elliott