Submitted by Steve Winicker
LAST WEEKENDS SHOP ACTIVITY
Even though it is “complete” there seems to be a lot of detail work on the caboose project. I did get the 765 out of the shop and drained the tender. We had filled it to find the leaks in the tank and now that it is drained, I can get inside and find the holes from the inside. This will allow us to more fully evaluate the extent of the problem.
Over the week the tank will be further inspected, and the extent of the repairs needed will be evaluated. Still hope to start making some firebrick.
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SAFETY IS JOB 1
SAFETY FIRST ALWAYS