Some pictures of Elke in several stages of building
(allow some time to download pictures)



frame
Main-frame after painting


chassis
The assembled chassis with RC-prepared laser-cut floorplate


chassis
Top view of the chassis. Far right: blower pipe
with nozzle necessary for coal-firing.
Left side: laser-cut floorplate with hole for the coal-fired boiler.


Chassis&boiler with RC
The coal-fired boiler mounted to the chassis with all fittings (pressure gauge, water gauge,
regulator valve, whistle valve, blower valve, Goodall valve, safety valve and lubricator)
.
The wires coming from the servos will be connected to the battery & receiver box.



Elke
Top view Elke with opened roof. The battery/receicer box is visible under the roof.
Watch the very neat cab lay-out leaving ample space for a driver and fire-man.


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