The water tank is the large four-inch thick cast iron object between the cab/boiler and engines.
|Central 600 gallon water tank|
|Bottom of Tank in 2004 (Loco front to the right)|
After considering a colossal amount of Kilrock-K, I resolved that the simplest and cheapest way to remove the loose scale was to use a pressure washer. The results are pictured below (taken some time after the spray should have subsided).
|Where has all that steam come from?|
It really wouldn't go away.
It could be a sneer at the photographer from above!
|Off subject but I noticed an unexpected reflection|
before the tank dried out!