Posted: Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:07:39 by Russell Newman
Another milestone has been reached for No. 34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair" as the rolling chassis of the locomotive have been moved in to the workshop at Sheffield Park for its overhaul.
Posted: Aug 31, 2018 @ 10:08:47 by Russell Newman
The boiler of No. 34059 "Sir Archibald Sinclair" has returned back to the Bluebell Railway after having new sides to the outer wrapper of the firebox and a completely new inner steel firebox and foundation channel fitted at the South Devon Railways workshops. The boiler is in the workshop at Sheffield Park where its being measured for stays and tubes in readiness for work to commence on re-staying and the fitting of smoke and flue tubes. It is hoped the locomotive will be back in service at the Bluebell Railway within two years.
Posted: Feb 20, 2009 @ 14:02:16 by New York Central
"Sir Archibald Sinclair" is approaching completion, she should return to steam sometime in summer at the earliest.