After hours of anticipation, the lighting is documented by the Kailuna staff, as well as Maggie Beck from the Sonora Union Democrat.
George Sapp and a fan.
Norm mixes up the "secret goo" to graphite the smokebox.
After some last-minute adjustments, Phil tests the steam whistle.
Norm paints on the graphite, Phil, Joe & David make more last minute adjustments.
A handsome engine.
As the shadows lengthen, with George at the throttle, the locomotive moves out of the roundhouse--then back--then out again--then back.
What’s next? More fiddling and fine tuning! But, an exciting, and major, milestone!