Section 1 - 2011 to 2014

MW2047 Restoration Progress - April & September 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

At SVR Bridgnorth prior to start of

dismantling (apart from removal

of coupling rods) in April 2011.

 

(photo:   Celestial Toymaker)

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' Partially dismantled

inside Boiler Shop at SVR Bridgnorth in September 2011. The

boiler has straps attached ready to be lifted from frames.                                 

 

(photo:   Duncan Ballard)

 

  0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' Old boiler inside Boiler

Shop at SVR Bridgnorth following removal from frames. A new

boiler is to be designed and detailed to latest standards of boiler

construction but retain visual features of old boiler.

                               

(photo:   Duncan Ballard)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Reduced to frames and cab following

the removal of the boiler at SVR

Bridgnorth in September 2011.                  

 

(photo:   Duncan Ballard)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - July 2012

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Frames and cab sheeted over stored behind platform 2 at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2012.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler and smokebox stored in loco

yard at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2012.                      

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Old boiler being inspected by Robin

Jones at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2012.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Boiler mountings removed from old boiler at

SVR Bridgnorth in July 2012 (including safety valves, regulator and firehole door) which

will be re-used on the new boiler.                               

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Saddle tank stored on well wagon in

headshunt at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2012.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - June, July & December 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Now moved inside the Workshop at SVR Bridgnorth in June 2013.                          

 

(photo:   Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

With cylinder and Valve chest covers

  removed at SVR Bridgnorth in June 2013.

             

(photo:   Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' Being inspected by Robin Jones inside

Workshop at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2013.       

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

View of cylinder block and slide bars inside

frames at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2013.

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Both rear springs removed and placed on

running plate at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2013.     

 

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

     

        

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Valve chest cover removed and placed on

    running plate at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2013.

         

(photo:   David  Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire' Motion parts removed (including Eccentric sheaves and slide bars) and placed on the running plate at SVR Bridgnorth in July 2013.                         

(photo:   David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Dragged outside to enable cylinder block

to be removed for repair at SVR

Bridgnorth in December 2013.

 

(photo:  Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Showing corrosion damage to exhaust passage of 

RH Cylinder casting prior to removal for repair

(by cast iron welding at SVR Bridgnorth

in December 2013.                                         

 

(photo:   Carl Jones)

MW2047 Restoration Progress - August & November 2014

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Driving wheel set on Wheel Lathe for tyre

turning at SVR Bridgnorth in August 2014.

 

(photo:   Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Cylinder blocks removed and split to allow

RH casting to be repaired at SVR

Bridgnorth in August 2014.              

 

(photo:   Carl Jones)

 

 

 

 0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Frames now lifted off driving wheelsets to

allow work to start on cleaning old

paint from outer frames at SVR 

Bridgnorth in November 2014. 

 

(photo:  David Cooke)

 

 

 

 

0-6-0ST MW No.2047 of 1926 'Warwickshire'

Outer frames now given a first coat of red

oxide primer paint at SVR Bridgnorth

in November 2014.       

 

(photo:   David Cooke)