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Short Line 101 Restoration

Work done by WDM Conservation Manager Thom Cholowski (Project Leader), shop staff Dave Mess, Don Jouan, and volunteers former Conservator Larry Postnikoff, Conservator Emeritus Ron Ford, Cam Hood, Jim Berg, and Murray Carnegie.

Timeline: Spring 2010-June 2011


1. Vulcan 0-4-0

Pages 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

2. C.T. Ham Locomotive Headlight Restoration

3. Detail parts

L-R: Ron Ford, Thom Cholowski, Dave Mess, Don JouanWDM Vulcan 0-4-0 restoration crew in front of locomotive

Builder photo of 101's sister engine at Vulcan factory in Pennsylvania.
(How 101 would have looked at time of delivery in 1914.)
Image courtesy Hagley Museum & Library, Willmington, Delaware.
black and white photo of #4 H.C.Limited

General shot of old boiler showing corrosion as a result of using fiberglass insulation.
WDM Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler showing corrosion

close-up of corrosion on Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler 

New and old boilers return from Saskatoon Boiler Company. Old Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler lowered from semi trailer at WDM Curatorial Centre

New Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler lowered by crane into WDM Curatorial Centre shop

Mounting new boiler to frame.
New Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler lowered by crane into shop

Canadian Pacific delivering rail.
Canadian Pacific truck crane lowers rail into WDM Curatorial Centre shop

Rail and Vulcan 0-4-0 boiler inside WDM Curatorial Centre shop

Gauging the rails.
Measuring distance between rails at the WDM Curatorial Centre

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