40: cylinder and steam chest decorative covering and pilot

Time to dress up the cylinders and steam chests. The brownish outline below shows how the cylinder and steam chest gets “wrapped” in brass and other cover.

The decorative covering consists of a cylinder jacket, cylinder brass cap at the front, the brass cap at the rear (2 halves), the saddle side cover, the steam chest brass box, and the steam chest cover. There’s a hole at the front of the steam chest–this is for the relief valve that will be installed later.

And as promised, here’s a closeup of the pilot:

As straightforward as it can be. There’s some internal framing, as well as tension rods mounted to the top of the bumper beam. The rods keep the pilot from drooping under its own weight.

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