WP 165 Restoration Blog

Updates on the restoration of Western Pacific 0-6-0 number 165 at the Western Pacific Railroad Museum at Portola, California.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Summer 2014 Update

 A few pics from the Summer work session:

Roger works on tube holes. - Bob Sims photo

Hank and Michael put up new grease packs in the driving boxes.- Bob Sims photo

Turning staybolts. Bob Sims photo.

A beehive of activity. - Bob Sims photo
Ethan trims the fire hose padding on the recently installed air receiver.

Severn begins the task of replacing flexible staybolt caps.

Time for a BS session after work.

Erin Swain restored the power reverse, which is now back in place.

Please note that the dates for the Fall 2014 work session have been changed to October 2, 3 & 4.
After this session work days will be on an as-needed basis only. There will be no more scheduled work sessions. - JCA