July 2018

RS8 Restoration
Hook freshly painted
The hook retaining plate
The cab from the front…
Gearbox torque arm and vacuum tank
… and from the rear (Before the stone guard is fitted
Drilling holes for battery box
The battery box is taking shape
Front engine mounting
The engine is ready for lifting onto the chassis
The newly refurbished torque converter
July was a hot month and work continued on RS8.  Several smaller components, including hooks, vacuum tank, etc  were fitted to the loco, while larger items like the engine were  made ready for installing.
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