PUMP RESTORATION WORK IN PROGRESS
Words and pictures by Ken Henderson and Ian McCorkindale.
Some of the pump restoration work is being carried out by Scottish engineering firms. Here are some of the photos taken during this work.
Weir air pump after machining
|Weir air pump barrel during first cut|
"To Paisley and beyond" Alan of Abercorn Engineering performing alignment check on air pump during take off
Weir feed pump steam cylinder before machining
Weir feed pump steam cylinder after machining
Weir feed pump barrel showing "clocking up" procedure
Weir feed pump barrel alignment check procedure
Dawson and Downie General Service pump barrels prior to machining
Dawson and Downie General Service pump after machining. Machine used was originally owned by Dawson and Downie and may have been used to machine this pump in 1946
Dawson and Downie General Service pump steam cylinder during machining
|Robey engine steam cylinder during machining on vertical borer|
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