Dunrobin Cylinder Block Progress...

Dunrobin Cylinder Block Progress…

In between all things ‘event’, I thought a quick update on Dunrobin might be of interest.  Work is progressing in a number of areas: Phase…

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Dunrobin - a last look for 2013...

Dunrobin – a last look for 2013…

Thanks to the editor of Heritage Railway Magazine, Robin Jones, we are able to bring you the article on Dunrobin that I wrote and was…

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Dunrobin's headlamps...

Dunrobin’s headlamps…

I was very pleased to find and purchase this image on e-bay two weeks ago – it is a fine study of 4085 Dunrobin upon…

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Dunrobin - December update...

Dunrobin – December update…

Its been a while since Dunrobin was mentioned here, but work has continued on the project.  On Tuesday I had a sortie down to Bridgnorth…

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Dunrobin lubricators - a pair again...

Dunrobin lubricators – a pair again…

In an earlier post I included photos of the patterns, then castings, for Dunrobin’s ‘missing’ lubricator, one of a pair mounted on the front of the…

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Dunrobin - the research continues...

Dunrobin – the research continues…

Through the great kindness of Mr Davies of Kamloops, British Columbia, we have been able to add a substantial amount of material to the file…

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Dunrobin - November 2012 update...

Dunrobin – November 2012 update…

Work on Dunrobin’s boiler is making steady progress at Bridgnorth.  The photos in the gallery below show the new barrel sections have also been obtained and…

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Dunrobin cylinder lubricator cast...

Dunrobin cylinder lubricator cast…

Below: Here are two views showing that Dave Young has been as busy as ever!  He is currently engaged in some development work with me…

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Dunrobin - work starts on replacing the cylinder block...

Dunrobin – work starts on replacing the cylinder block…

We have asked David Elliott to assist us with the work to procure a new cylinder block for Sharp Stewart No.4085 ‘Dunrobin’.  As has been…

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Dunrobin progresses - firebox work and cylinder block removed...

Dunrobin progresses – firebox work and cylinder block removed…

Below: Duncan Ballard has sent through these photographs showing current progress on Dunrobin.  The first sections of Dunrobin’s firebox have been removed, with sections of…

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Dunrobin aloft...

Dunrobin aloft…

Bob Whetham from Fort Steele sent through this fantastic photograph taken by Ken R Cringan (Nanaimo, British Columbia) showing Dunrobin on the Niagara Canyon Bridge…

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Two expatriates to return to UK for display at Beamish...

Two expatriates to return to UK for display at Beamish…

<span >There truly is never a dull moment at the Transport & Industry desk here at Beamish! You may have read elsewhere, as news has…

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