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boiler.htm

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index.htm
Image 0: The Mikado - March 3rd, 2011

mkdoindx.htm
Image 0: The Mikado - March 3rd, 2011

page10.htm
image 30: Smokebox, Cover, and Door, ready to drill and tap
image 31: Drilling Smokebox Cover
image 32: Smokebox cover, door, and guard dogs
image 33: Make sure the Smokebox is square
image 34: Bolting the Smokebox to the Saddle

page11.htm
image 39: Gene Allen Cab nearing completion
image 40: Valve Gear Brackets just need drilled
image 41: Reverse Gear Bearings
image 42: Rear Valve Gear Beam with Reverse Bearings
image 43: Valve Gear Beams and Bearings installed

page12.htm
image 44: Crosshead Bearings
image 45: Crosshead, Bearings, Guides, and Slides
image 46: Piston Rod, Crosshead, and Guide
image 47: End of Piston in Cylinder
image 48: Rod and Slide Asseembly (removed from loco)
image 49: Crosshead Slide Mounting Bracket
image 50: Milling the Main Rods with the Rotary Table.
image 51: Main Rods (minus bearings) Completed.
image 52: Test fitting the center connecting rod.
image 53: Slitting the front and rear connecting rods.

page13.htm
image 54: Drop Link
image 55: Milling the Center Side Rods.
image 56: (almost) completed Center Connecting Rods.
image 57: Completed Connecting Rods.

page14.htm
Image 58 - Pilot Equalizer Connecting Parts
Image 59 - Pilot Truck Parts
Image 60 - An [almost] assembled Pilot Truck Axle
Image 61 - Front view of Pilot Truck
Image 62 - Rear view of Pilot Truck
Image 63 - Yoke with main yoke pin and swing pins glued on
Image 64 -- Springs and saddles attached, underneath view.
Image 65 -- Springs and saddles attached, front axle removed.
Image 66 -- Completed Pilot Truck.

page15.htm
Image 67 -- Replaced Pins with 5/16-24 Bolts.
Image 68 -- Time to mark the hole in the Pilot Radius Arm.
Image 69 -- Frame Modifications for Trailing Truck.
Image 70 -- Trailing Truck Parts.
Image 71 -- Trailing Truck Frame partly assembled.
Image 72 -- Trailing Truck Wheels, Axle, Spacers, Bearings, and Axleboxes.
Image 73 -- Axle showing bearing and spacer. Transom Spreader.
Image 74 -- Trailing Truck mounted + Rear Radius Arm Hanger.
Image 75 -- Saddle Bottom Cover, Front Equalizer Pivot, Radius Bar Pin.

page16.htm
Image 76 -- Milling the Equalizer Beam.
Image 77 -- Milling the Transverse Equalizer.
Image 78 -- Lots of new parts installed.
Image 79 -- Equalizer for #4 Driver and Links
Image 80 -- Rear Equalizer Spring Assemblies
Image 81 -- Trailing Truck Coil Spring Holders
Image 82 -- Number 4 Driver Equalizer Yokes installed
Image 83 -- Rear Equalizer connected to Trailing Truck

page17.htm
Image 84 -- Brake Cylinder and Levers
Image 85 -- The Missing Link Installed
Image 86 -- Lots of Wheels
Image 87 -- Finally, Back on it's Wheels
Image 88 -- Leaf Springs Installed. Still need to be leveled and adjusted
Image 89 -- Time for a Side View
Image 90 -- Domes countoured and boiler cut to length and sloped.
Image 91 -- Cutoff template for the boiler rear slope.
Image 92 -- Cutout in Boiler for Firebox + Firebox walls
Image 93 -- Fire Door on Boiler Backhead.

page18.htm
Image 94 -- It's Ken welding on the front firebox wall.
Image 95 -- Boiler Outer Shell Ready to Go.
Image 96 -- Rear Walkways Bolted to Cab.
Image 97 -- Looking Down
Image 98 -- Looking Down Inside Cab
Image 99 -- Starting to Look Like a Locomotive.
Image 100 -- Home Made Cab Roof Hinge.
Image 101 -- Test fitting the boiler and cab..

page19.htm
Image 102 -- Cab floor, sidesills and rear walkway extensions
Image 103 -- Cab Underskirt
Image 104 -- Using the laser to check boiler alignment
Image 105 -- Welding rear walk forward supports to boiler.
Image 106 -- Template for smokebox joining ring holes.
Image 107 -- Smokebox joining ring holes drilled.
Image 108 -- Getting ready to drill and tap holes in joining ring.

page1.htm
image 1. Parts on Arrival.
image 2. Frames on Arrival

page20.htm
Image 109 -- Boiler shell and Smokebox joined!
Image 110 -- Looking down at the exhaust pipe
Image 111 -- Firebox Door - Closed
Image 112 -- Firebox Door - Open
Image 113 -- Weldnuts and Studs
Image 114 -- Dome Bases in Place
Image 115 -- Domes Minus Lids
Image 116 -- Lids On

page21.htm
Image 117 -- Smokebox Door Hinges
Image 118 -- Front Walk, Steps, and Handrail
Image 119 -- Reverse Link Assemblies
Image 120 -- Reverse Links with Pins, Bushings and Brackets
Image 121 -- Addition of Front Deck Extensions
Image 122 -- Halogen Headlight Bulb

page22.htm
Image 123 -- Valve Liners, Crossheads, and Guides
Image 124 -- Template for Valve Liners
Image 125 -- Painting the Boiler and Cab
Image 127 -- Left Side Rod - front
Image 128 -- Left Side Rod - rear

page23.htm
Image 129 -- Reverse Shaft Arms
Image 130 -- Return Cranks and Crank Pins
Image 131 -- Eccentric Rods and Hat Bushings
Image 132 -- Combination Levers and Pins
Image 133 -- Radius Rod Assemblies
Image 134 -- Lifting Links and Union Links
Image 137 -- Left Side Valve Gear Ready to Run
Image 138 -- Attaching Steam Dome to it's Base
Image 139 -- Left SIde Running on Air
page24.htm Image 140 -- Headlight mounted to Smokebox Door Image 141 -- Reverse Lever and Brake Stand Image 142 -- Cabside view of Johnson Bar and Brake Valve Image 143 -- Oil Pump Cam Image 144 -- Setting up Cam Offset Image 145 -- Turning the inside bore Image 146 -- Before cutting away for axle installation Image 147 -- Coupler and Pocket mounted to Pilot Beam page25.htm Image 148 -- Oiler Cam mounted on axle Image 149 -- Brackets to mount pilot beam Image 150 -- Pilot and Front Coupler ready to go Image 151 -- Turning the Ring Slots in the Pistons Image 152 -- Completed Piston Image 153 -- Machining New Teflon Rings Image 154 -- Piston Rod Glands Image 156 -- Lubricator Piping page26.htm Image 157 -- Valve Timing Image 158 -- New Valve Piston, with rod, nut, crosshead, (select diagram to visit image source page for details) Image 159 -- Branch Pipe Jackets and Flanges and the Tools to make them. Image 160 -- What the Jackets Cover + Piston Rod Gland. Image 161 -- Branch Pipe Jacket -- installed. page27.htm Image 162 -- Rear Boiler Support Image 163 -- The Black Hole Image 164 -- Brake Pipe and Clamps Image 165 -- Rear Cab Support Image 166 -- Throttle Valve and Branch Tee Image 167 -- Firedoor Handle page28.htm Image 168 -- Reverse Rod and Linkages Image 169 -- Reverse Rod and Linkages Image 170 -- Number Boards Image 171 -- Left side boiler supports and weld tabs Image 172 -- Right side boiler supports and weld tabs Image 173 -- Chassis with Boiler Supports and Wrappers Image 174 -- Cylinder Wrappers Image 175 -- Cylinder Wrappers - drilling and tapping bottom holes page29.htm Image 178 -- A Semi-Automatic Cylinder Drain Valve Image 179 -- Exploded View - Cylinder Drain Valve Image 180 -- Exploded View - Cylinder Drain Valve Image 181 -- Piping the Cylinder Drains Image 182 -- The OLD Reverse Shaft location Image 183 -- The NEW Reverse Shaft location Image 184 -- Finally, A Mechanical Lubricator that Works page2.htm Image 3. Turning the Driving Wheels Image 4. Starting to Machine Counterbalance Image 5: Four of the 8 Drivers Completed Image 6: Drivers, Axles and Bearings page30.htm Image 185 -- Inspection Knobs and Feedwater Pass-through Image 186 -- The Liberty Bell Image 187 -- Steam Dome Boiler Hole Image 188 -- Threaded Stack Pipe Adapter Image 189 -- Cab Piping Image 190 -- Safety Valve in Cab Roof Image 191 -- The "Extra" Dome Image 192 -- The "Extra" Dome drawing Image 194 -- Piping secured under right walkway page31.htm Image 195 -- Slide Whistle Image 196 -- Whistle Manifold Image 197 -- Whistles Soldered into Manifold Plate Image 198 -- Underside painting - (right side) Image 199 -- Underside painting - (left side) Image 200 -- Chassis Topside Painting Image 201 -- Piping under the Boiler page32.htm Image 202 -- Boiler Welded to Angled Supports Image 203 -- Piping Connected between Frame and Superstructure Image 204 -- New Reverse Rod connected Image 205 -- Reverse Lever Detent Tensioning Image 206 -- Air Chuck for the Ersatz Boiler Image 207 -- Grab Irons or "J" Bars added to Cab Image 208 -- Cab Roof Prop Rod Image 209 -- Walkway Anti-Slips Image 210 -- Flag Holders Image 211 -- Whistle Mounting page33.htm Image 212 -- Air Tank (whistle) End Image 213 -- Arch Braces and Base Stancions Image 214 -- Sand Piping Image 215 -- Ersatz Boiler, Saddle End. Image 216 -- Ersatz Boiler, Cab End. page34.htm Image 201 -- Alcohol Burners Image 202 -- Alcohol Burners in Action page3.htm Image 7. Frame, spreaders, plates, and binders Image 8. Rear spreader, Drawbar beam, and Drag beam Image 9: Pilot beam, Front Deck, Pilot truck radius arm hanger page4.htm Image 10. Saddle, Front Deck, Pilot Beam, Frame Plate Image 11: Another view Image 12: Cylinder machining Image 13: Cylinder Machining Image 14: Completed Cylinders and Saddle page5.htm Image 15: Machining Cylinder Covers Image 16: Valve/cylinder covers on. Image 17: Cylinders/Saddle Secured page6.htm Image 18: Bearing assembly Image 19: Quartering and Securing Detail Image 20: Quartering Frame page7.htm Image 21: Cylinder Covers Image 22: Wheels, Axles, Bearings Ready to Roll page8.htm Image 23: Boiler/Smokebox Details Image 24: Pilot and Trailing Truck Wheels Image 25: Main Leaf Springs Image 26: Boiler/Smokebox material page9.htm image 27: Brake Shoes and Arms image 28: Brake Equalizers installed image 29: Spring Clips soldered to top springs and painted pasture.htm Image 139 -- Joining the blower tube to the main exhaust pipe Image 140 -- Brake and Blower Piping smithy.htm steps.htm xref.htm