I had to have a place to put all
the little things that I work on, like "detailing".
The two Westinghouse cross
compound air pumps were mounted on the boiler. They just fit! Had to
squeeze them in. These castings can be made into a working compressor.
That will be for another time. Too bad the skirting will cover up most
I repainted the front pilot and
number plate from a "grey" paint to a "silver" paint.
A diamond pattern was added to the
ladders. I will also add diamond pattern to the running boards.
The Okadee smokebox door hinges
were modified and installed. Also put in new 4454 numbers in the
smokebox door which are easier to read when the lights are on or off.