Archive for the ‘Building a Big Boy’ Tag

Big Boy Tender Base and Sideplate Replacement.   Leave a comment

Not being happy with the finish Alan decided to redo them.

To give a better finish the sideplates are being increased from 1 to one and a half mm thick. This allows for a reduction in the number of baffles to allow easier fitting of a high pressure pump.

Smoke Stacks for the Big Boy   Leave a comment

Getting the smoke box sorted just got to turn it now all 150lbs of it. While I was waiting for the metal for the cage which I had to make to  hold it I decided to turn and mill the stacks as the pictures show.

Boiler for the Big Boy   Leave a comment

Steps for Big Boy Tender   Leave a comment

More complicated to fabricate than it looks