February 22, 2014: No. 9 Restoration Update

Saturday we had a small but hard working group out. We decided to air test the superheaters, so Carl fired up both diesel air compressors & we used a large line from 1556 to #9 & got up to 70 psi in no time. I opened the throttle, snifters lifted & we...
February 15, 2014: No. 9 Restoration Update

February 15, 2014: No. 9 Restoration Update

Saturday saw a large turnout of workers. Nice to see Bruce Shillinglaw and Jim Hornblower had a break in the weather so they could make it down. Work continued on re-seating the throttle under the careful eye of Glen, After quite a while of lapping a successful seat...
February 8, 2014: No. 9 Restoration Update

February 8, 2014: No. 9 Restoration Update

Work has been continuing over the last couple of weeks, all be it at a bit more of a relaxed pace. Congratulations to John Kleinstueber he received his TSSA Certification.  This past Saturday Charlie finished installing the new superheaters, a job well done. A happy...