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 Post subject: 2926 is well on her way to being “buttoned up”
PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:31 am 

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Photos posted recently by the Santa Fe 2926 restoration team in Albuquerque show her
piston valves being reinstalled after many years. This is a major step towards getting her moving under her own power again. See the installation process here
http://www.nmslrhs.org/Photos/2019/08-31/index.html


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 Post subject: Re: 2926 is well on her way to being “buttoned up”
PostPosted: Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:18 am 

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This is SO thoroughly delightful.

And continues to be a lesson to us all about 'the art of the possible'.

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 Post subject: Re: 2926 is well on her way to being “buttoned up”
PostPosted: Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:19 am 

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They just posted photos from 9/7 showing work on preparing the drifting valves for installation. Looks like installing those buggers can be exciting.


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 Post subject: Re: 2926 is well on her way to being “buttoned up”
PostPosted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:10 am 

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Right! Lots of potential energy that wants to become kinetic if not properly managed and contained!

Rob Gardner
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