The three pictures below show the process of removal of the last fitted bolt on the RH side of the loco.
|This picture shows the last of the fitted bolts drilled out (Photo Clive Emsley)|
|This shows the fitted bolt ground down flush with the frames (Photo Clive Emsley)|
|The last bolt removed from the RH sdie (Photo Clive Emsley)|
|The Horn guide on the work bench inside the villa (photo: Clive Emsley)|
|The Keeper Plate on the work bench inside the villa (photo: Clive Emsley)|
Some initial cleaning up of the first wheel set was also carried out prior to attacking it with an eleectric wire brush (at a later date) and applying paint. This was carried out using a scrapper, wire briush and a stiff hand brush.
|The right trailing wheel having had the loose paint and accumulated dirt removed (photo: Clive Emsley)|
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