Hypertherm innards

Neighbor Needs Plasma!

January 19, 2017

My neighbor called me… can you come into the shop and look at some machines?

Cincinnati Milacron 15VC-1500 vertical mill

Cincinnati Heavy Iron

October 2, 2015

Interesting troubleshooting and repairs to old Cincinnati Milacron CNC machines…

Bullard Dyn-Au-Trol feed

Complicated Bullard Machine Repaired

May 19, 2012

Gearbox of extremely complicated machine tool repaired… twice!

15 ton Crane Modernization

December 14, 2007

Crane modernization brings locomotive shop into the 21st century.

Whitcomb Center Cab Locomotive

Whitcomb Locomotive Repairs

June 14, 2007

Crew travels to historic steel mill to resurrect 50 ton diesel locomotive.

High Power Hydraulic System

September 30, 2006

Two 100 hp hydraulic systems rapidly assembled to keep New York harbor dredging afloat.

Deteriorated stacks

Stack Plan

April 28, 2006

Plan devised to safely remove deteriorating chimney stacks at historic facility.

Ford Engine Rebuilt

May 19, 2005

Rebuilt Ford Industrial engine gives new life to museum skidloader.

Damaged liner

Obsolete Cummins Diesel Saved

December 9, 2001

Difficulty finding parts was big obstacle to keeping useful machine alive.

GP10a locomotive

Cramped Compressor

August 2, 2001

  In August of 2001, I did an ‘in situ’ rebuild of the air compressor in a carbody locomotive.