5inch Martin Evans Springbok Index

Created by: Lester Caine, Last modification: Sun 18 of Oct, 2015 (13:14 UTC)

Original Series

Year Vol Issue Page Title
1959 121 3048 518 Introduction. Maintenance problems, piston or slide valves
1959 121 3050 586 Making a start on the mainframes
1960 122 3052 18 Buffer and drag beams, frame stretchers, wheel balancing
1960 122 3054 75 Fitting horns, weighshaft bearings, axleboxes, bogie pin stretcher. Machining methods, Springbok in 4 3/4 in. gauge
1960 122 3058 198 Driving wheels, axles, crankpins. Chucking the drivers
1960 122 3060 262 Coupling rods
1960 122 3062 327 Quartering driving and coupled wheels, bogie. Checking for squareness, check the angles
1960 122 3064 390 Bogie, brake gear. Lining-up the horns, the guard irons, the steam brake, Mayflower
1960 122 3066 454 Cylinder blocks, steamways. Machining the cylinders, forming the passageways
1960 122 3068 516 Cylinders, valve liners, piston valves, valve crossheads, wheel balancing. Turning the ports, the piston valves, the valve spindle,
1960 122 3070 581 Connecting-rods, crossheads, slide bars, gudgeon pins, drop links, motion plates. Fluting the rods, oiling arrangements, cutting the recess, Jubilee
1960 122 3072 642 Lining up, drilling and tapping the cylinders, slide bars, motion plates, valve gear. Fitting dowels, fitting slide bars
1960 122 3074 703 Valve gear, anchor links, expansion links, radius rods. Combination lever pins
1960 122 3076 768 Link brackets, return cranks, lifting arms, eccentric rods. Assembly of bracket, reversing arms
1960 123 3078 19 Screw-type reversing gear, reach rod, cylinder drain cocks, running in mid-gear
1960 123 3080 80 Boiler. Superheater, brazing equipment, construction, cab fittings of B1 class
1960 123 3082 146 Boiler, firebox wrapper, tubes and flues, smokebox tubeplate
1960 123 3084 212 Boiler tests, smokebox, bushes, preliminary water test, stays
1960 123 3086 270 Fitting the smokebox, petticoat pipe, firedoor, boiler fittings, snifting valve, blast pipe
1960 123 3088 334 Regulator, main axlebox lubrication, twin-pump mechanical lubricator. Regulator handle, cylinder lubricator, making the glands
1960 123 3090 390 Steam brake, water gauge, Ross pop safety valves, errata
1960 123 3092 452 Backhead fittings, grate, ashpan, superheater. Boiler expansion bracket, lagging the boiler, manifold, check valves
1960 123 3094 518 Platework, Boiler Mountings, Buffers and Couplings. Finishing the dome
1960 123 3096 579 Tender
1960 123 3098 648 Wheels ready and the end in sight
1960 123 3100 708 Tender axleboxes, horns, springs, interior details - and the end of the project, erratum

Recent Reprints

Year Volume Issue Title Notes
2009 203 4358 Free with this Issue; sheet 1 for Martin Evans 5in. gauge Springbok  
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