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CA&E 451 and CA&E 319, both in the shop for prep and paint.
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Jeron working on reconnecting some brake rigging.
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Charlie doing some rust removal.
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Jeff painting/sealing the wood roof.
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CA&E 451 and CA&E 319, both in the shop for prep and paint. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
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Jeron working on reconnecting some brake rigging. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 599 times.
Charlie doing some rust removal. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 596 times.
Jeff painting/sealing the wood roof. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 650 times.
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Rusted corner posts were removed on the A end.
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Eric wire wheeling around all the rivets.
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Kevin needlechipping the last of the letter board on the 'South' side of the car.
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Eric and Kevin wrapping up the 'South' side of the car.
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Rusted corner posts were removed on the A end. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 540 times.
Eric wire wheeling around all the rivets. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 505 times.
Kevin needlechipping the last of the letter board on the 'South' side of the car. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 496 times.
Eric and Kevin wrapping up the 'South' side of the car. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 545 times.
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Jeff maneuvering the high lift to finish up sealing the wood on the roof.
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The roof after a lot of touch up work.
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Charlie and Jeff about to clean the roof in preparation for sealing.
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About 15 feet of letter board remains on the 'South' side.
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Jeff maneuvering the high lift to finish up sealing the wood on the roof. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 1012 times.
The roof after a lot of touch up work. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 540 times.
Charlie and Jeff about to clean the roof in preparation for sealing. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 520 times.
About 15 feet of letter board remains on the 'South' side. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 468 times.
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All the lower panels were DA sanded.
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Eric wire wheeling rivets.
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More rot to be cut out on the B end.
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Rust and rot to be removed on the B end corner posts.
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All the lower panels were DA sanded. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 454 times.
Eric wire wheeling rivets. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 409 times.
More rot to be cut out on the B end. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 472 times.
Rust and rot to be removed on the B end corner posts. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 449 times.
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Rust and holes to be removed on the B end corner posts.
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More bondo applied to the letter boards of the 'North' side of the car.
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Just a small portion of the letter board remains to be needle chipped.
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The south side is moving along, mostly needlechipped.
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Rust and holes to be removed on the B end corner posts. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 416 times.
More bondo applied to the letter boards of the 'North' side of the car. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 397 times.
Just a small portion of the letter board remains to be needle chipped. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 449 times.
The south side is moving along, mostly needlechipped. - James Kolanowski (jamesk)
Viewed: 406 times.
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