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Above: Tony Hadley operates the lifting gantry whilst
Pete Geddes ensures correct alignment of the two components.
Above: The hub is slowly lowered onto the first of the new key steel wedges.

 

Above: Kelvin and Pete checking the key
alignment prior to the wedges being hammered home.

Above: The second wedge is lightly tapped
into place whilst Kelvin keeps an eye on the opposite side.

Above: With both hubs in place the assembly was secured
with four bracing bars which will ensure the hubs remain
parallel during transport and wheel assembly.

 

Above: One of the now fully restored bearing blocks
and new bearing cap. The cap considered a masterpiece
and a perfect fit has been fabricated out of steel
and yet made to look a hundred years old.

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