4079 in the main shed, the motion has mostly been taken down. Note the pistons just by the ladder at the front of the loco and the outside connecting rods by the driving wheels. The smokebox furniture and tubes have been removed already, the outside steam pipes are lying on the running plate. Dave Hurd and his gang are dismantling her and making an assesment of the work needed as they go, it was initialy hoped to have the engine running again by 2004.
© B V Hardwick - 27-Oct-2001