6023 Nameplate  King Edward II Project  6023 Nameplate

       The restoration of a single chimney Great Western Railway King locomotive from scrap yard condition

Photo Galleries & Videos (click on 'Videos')

Historical Photos  Significant shots of 6023 during her working life and on the scrap heap

When photos were slides...  This project has been going so long that digital cameras weren't about when we started - so here are some key shots of the earlier days - including the recasting of the wheels.

Cladding  Work on replacing the cladding sheets, with some other shots.

Pipes  Work on fabricating 6023's mass of pipework.

Motion & Valves  The complex and precision work on the rods, pistons and valves.

Blue livery  Work on the controversial blue early British Railways livery.

TPWS & Brakes  The braking system and the work to install TPWS.

Boiler  The biggest job of the lot.

Trial and Launch Day The culmination of all that effort.

6023 on the Mid Norfolk for running-in Summer 2011

6023 on the Great Central January 2013