Constructing Yer Reeking Lum…..

In October we left the Bathgate Locomotive Works having made the base of the Lum.  Since then, there has been a lot of hand filing, head scratching & careful machining to produce another fine piece of work.  The addition of the Lum gives ‘Maude’ a distinguished look.  Robert has copied the style of Lum currently Read more about Constructing Yer Reeking Lum…..[…]

Where Does Daniel Find The Time?

As the lockdown eases, updates on members projects begin to dwindle, presumably as everyone returns to ‘normal’ activities?  In some workshops though the lights are still burning brightly & the machinery humming away producing lots of wonderful items.  Daniel C’s workshop is one such place & his recent email shows that output continues unabated….. ‘First Read more about Where Does Daniel Find The Time?[…]

Flushed With Rivets……

Robert has sent a further update from the Bathgate Locomotive Works.  The conclusion to the fitting of the smokebox hinges….. ‘These shots show the hinges finally in place with the twists completed so that it lines up nicely with the brackets on the smokebox ring.  More importantly, the door closes flat without any straining of Read more about Flushed With Rivets……[…]