Jeff Ford and I pulled the motor, assisted by Mike Ellis, Photography Documentation Specialist with the Mesquite Belt. The easiest way to pull the engine mounting bolts was to lay it over. The exhaust valve was found closed and REALLY greasy!  This is a good sign!
After all but two bolts were off, we flipped it back to its wheels.  Then after those two were off, out it came!
Looking inside the water jacket, after the condensor was removed.  Not too bad, considering it's 30 years old!
How can one have a M9 without the Fairmont light switch cover?
If you have a question..Send e-mail to: email@example.com
Plans are to restore it to running condition. Stay tuned for new pictures as the restoration continues.....
Return to the Home Page
Railfan the Mesquite Belt
Learn about the Mesquite Belt's history
Learn about the Mesquite Belt's Depot
Learn about the CEO of the Mesquite Belt
Meet the Mesquite Belt's Management
View TrainWeb.US Stats