Author Archives: Robert Laughton

J72 Cylinder Block pattern equipment
20 Jan

J72 Cylinder Block pattern equipment

Our in house pattern shop team had the task of producing the pattern equipment to make a J72 steam engine cylinder block. This is part of the J72 overhaul currently being carried out by the North Eastern Locomotive Preservation Group.               Our experienced pattern maker (Jon) began manufacturing the pattern […]

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Pattern work and castings for the new Gresley class P2 – No. 2007 Prince of Wales steam Locomotive
03 Aug

Pattern work and castings for the new Gresley class P2 – No. 2007 Prince of Wales steam Locomotive

Having previously supplied castings for the 60163 Tornado steam locomotive, we were honoured and delighted to be asked to supply castings for the ongoing project that the P2 Steam Locomotive Company are progressing.

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Austin 12/4 cylinder block
20 Nov

Austin 12/4 cylinder block

With the Austin 12 being such a popular and iconic vehicle, and spare parts now becoming more sought after, South Lincs Foundry were contacted by VAR (Vintage Austin Register Ltd) to see if we could help manufacture new pattern equipment in order to make new cylinder blocks once again for the Austin 12. A quote was sent off, and an order duly expected.

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