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SLSF (fFrisco) 1630 sits over the pit for the first time in late summer '07
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Volunteers stand ready to assist in the drop
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The box binder shown here had to be removed prior to the drop of the fifth axle in order to permit the box to slide freely out of the frame
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The connecting rod between the #4 axle and #5 axle was also removed to free the wheelset from the running gear
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SLSF (fFrisco) 1630 sits over the pit for the first time in late summer '07 - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Volunteers stand ready to assist in the drop - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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The box binder shown here had to be removed prior to the drop of the fifth axle in order to permit the box to slide freely out of the frame - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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The connecting rod between the #4 axle and #5 axle was also removed to free the wheelset from the running gear - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Steam department volunteer Collin crawled in between the frame of the locomotive to watch for potential problems during the drop
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Bill enables the mechanisim for its first use at IRM
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The table was first used to lift the rear axle to block the spring rigging
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Rick blocks the springs
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Steam department volunteer Collin crawled in between the frame of the locomotive to watch for potential problems during the drop - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Bill enables the mechanisim for its first use at IRM - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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The table was first used to lift the rear axle to block the spring rigging - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Rick blocks the springs - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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The locomotive casts a shadow on barn 9 as prep for the drop is completed in the late summer light
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Sitting in the shop after the sucessful drop
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Firebox corner
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Flues going off site
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The locomotive casts a shadow on barn 9 as prep for the drop is completed in the late summer light - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Sitting in the shop after the sucessful drop - Matthew Dowd (SteamDepartment)
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Firebox corner - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Flues going off site - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Firemans side firebox tubesheet.  All the fire tube ends are gone. Just a few superheater flues to go
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Flame cutting a fire tube end
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First you flame cut the excess metal
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Next you use the air hammer
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Firemans side firebox tubesheet. All the fire tube ends are gone. Just a few superheater flues to go - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Flame cutting a fire tube end - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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First you flame cut the excess metal - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Next you use the air hammer - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Finally the plug pops out and the job is done
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The problem corner is now removed
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The piece removed showing the problem
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Boiler interior looking forward
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Finally the plug pops out and the job is done - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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The problem corner is now removed - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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The piece removed showing the problem - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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Boiler interior looking forward - Nigel Bennett (nbennett)
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