The firebox has had the expansion brackets bolted in place and new angle iron spacers are being drilled and fitted to space off the cladding. The weld seam where the new lower plate work has been joined to the original is clearly visible
The jigsaw puzzle of copper pipes for the cab fittings are laid out ready to fit - all we need is
an unsuspecting soul to volunteer to fit them!!!
Removing blanks from the firebox after the steam test to allow assembly of the cab fitting - best done with the boiler empty!!