NG/G16 Workshop Progress

 

News article: NG/G16 Workshop Progress

At engineering contractors Jack Thompson Engineering, the frames of the 2 engine units are being assembled with fitted bolts.

  oldghan Station Master

At engineering contractors Jack Thompson Engineering, the frames of the 2 engine units are being assembled with fitted bolts. Above, the front engine unit sits on the horizontal axis machine while the holes are cut to size. Below, the hind engine unit goes through the same process on a vertical axis machine whilst, in front, Puffing Billy Engineering & Operations manager John Hoy visibly fails to contain his excitement with the progress being made!

Once this work is complete, the rebored cylinders will undergo a final check, before being attached to the frames....
NG/G16 Workshop Progress


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  michaelgreenhill Administrator That's Numberwang!

Location: Melbourne
At engineering contractors Jack Thompson Engineering, the frames of the 2 engine units are being assembled with fitted bolts. Above, the front engine unit sits on the horizontal axis machine while the holes are cut to size. Below, the hind engine unit goes through the same process on a vertical axis machine whilst, in front, Puffing Billy Engineering & Operations manager John Hoy visibly fails to contain his excitement with the progress being made!

Once this work is complete, the rebored cylinders will undergo a final check, before being attached to the frames....


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