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WP165 Steam Work Session Sept 2018
Dick Couden, Greg Elems, Bob Sims, Eugene Vicknair


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WP165 Steam Work Session Sept 2018 gallery.

Page last updated:  Tue Aug 18 06:21:03 PDT 2020



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Image number 1 -- Roger rolling tubes - Photo by Dick Couden
Image number 2 -- Channing Walker helping Roger Stabler with the super heater flues from the smoke box end of the 165. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 3 -- Roger is seen here in the firebox of the 165 with the super heater flues. All the flues are now in and cut the proper length. Next is to roll the ends and seal them. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 4 -- Channing in the smoke box of the 165 waiting for the next flue. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 5 -- Kirk Baer seen here scaling the deck plate for the 165 next to the WP 1503. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 6 -- Hank Stiles installing washout plugs - Photo by Dick Couden
Image number 7 -- WP MW37 in Operation to Lift WP 165 Oil Tank 9/29/2018 L-to-R: David Elems, Roger Stabler, Hank Stiles. - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 8 -- Steve Lee watches as the oil tank is lifted by the derrick into the tender. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 9 -- Bob Sims watches from the cab of the 165 as the oil tank is placed in the tender. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 10 -- Here we see Channing Walker guiding the oil tank into the tender while Roger Stabler runs the derrick in this delicate operation. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 11 -- Here we have another view of the delicate maneuver of the oil tank placement in the tender. Roger and Channing made it look easy at this point. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 12 -- Steve Lee - Photo by Dick Couden
Image number 13 -- Tank lift - Photo by Dick Couden
Image number 14 -- Tank lift - Photo by Dick Couden
Image number 15 -- Late Afternoon Sun Illuminates the Controls of WP MW37. - Photo by Eugene Vicknair
Image number 16 -- WP 165 poses with a complete tender and waits on the east lead while the 2873 puts the cars back on the track next to the derrick. She's getting closer every steam work session. - Photo by Greg Elems
Image number 17 -- Channing Walker Cutting Superheater Flues To Length - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 18 -- Dick Couden Cutting Threaded Rod For Securing The Tender Tanks - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 19 -- Charlie Spikes Securing The Water Tank Aft Lugs - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 20 -- Sixteen Down And Eight To Go-Go - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 21 -- So Rolling Tubes Is More Fun Than You Thought - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 22 -- Roger Escorting The 165 To The East Yard - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 23 -- Roger And Hank Stiles Preparing For The Final Moves - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 24 -- Everything In Position For The Small Lift - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 25 -- L To R - David Elems, Roger, Channing, And Hank Ready To Get Her Up - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 26 -- Channing, Steve Lee, And Roger After The Deed Is Done, 1 Out Of 3 Grinning Ain't Bad - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 27 -- Tender Says Thank You - I Almost Feel Whole Again - Photo by Bob Sims
Image number 28 -- David Riding Her Home - Photo by Bob Sims


Page last updated:  Tue Aug 18 06:21:03 PDT 2020