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 Post subject: UGM Coal Co. Mine Car Construction Page 1
PostPosted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:16 pm 
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Location: Within 60 Miles of the Northern Anthracite Field
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Mike A. Cleaning out the old grease and coal dust from the roller bearing assemblies

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The parts we have this far.

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Trial fit of the "new" axles to the wheels

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Notice the space. This is where we have to fabricate a sleeve for the axle.

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Wheel and Axle combo with roller bearing assembly and bracket installed.

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Getting ready to heat out the old bolts.

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Watch out for the wild man with the big hammer!

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Heating the old bolts.

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Adam knocking out an old bolt while Mike A. continues cleaning the bearing assemblies.

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Adam finnishing up some painting.

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Banks doing some painting of the drawbar.

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Roller bearing soaking in jet fuel.

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More parts to clean up and paint.

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Rusted bolts and rods cut off.

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Mike A. cleaning out one of the roller bearing assemblies.

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Banks and Adam painting the wheels.

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Cleaned up roller bearing assembly

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All bottom frame work parts painted and ready for assembly.

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tacking the brand spankin'new axle parts together.

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Its holding! notice the 1943 stinson v-77 aircraft project next to our vintage reproduction axle project! old trains mix perfectly with old planes!

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more tacking

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all tacked together and ready for final welding

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