Progress October 2020

Week Three The next sections of platework for 5668’s tanks will arrive shortly and, to enable those to be under the hoist so we can easily move them, the tank base sections had to be turned completely around together with all the associated parts. Not sure the word should be spoken before October is over but here goes.  With Christmas on … Read More

Progress September 2020

Work has continued on a number of fronts this month.  For 5668, the remaining salvageable angle pieces from the bunker have been cleaned up and painted while yet more drilling has taken place on the water tanks with this shot showing holes for one of the hand rails being drilled. New runners for the cab sides doors were made and the … Read More

Progress August 2020

The usual three working party days this week with most of Tuesday’s work being restricted to indoors given the amount of rain falling.  Fortunately there were plenty of bits of trim and angle that had been removed from 5668’s bunker that could be cleaned up, painted, labelled and stored away.   The refurbishment of the forge was completed, the rivet rack was moved … Read More

4253 Face Masks

We are pleased to announce the availability of our 4253 commissioned Face Masks. These can be used as general face coverings for dust/allergies, and also to aid in complying with current social distancing measures. Made from triple layered cotton for easy care, and hand made in Kent. Available in the following colours (subject to stock) and individually packed. Red with … Read More

Newsletter No.6 – Summer 2020

In this Issue: It’s back to work, with Covid Safety top of the agenda.Boiler Progress at HBSSLockdown Insights from our members5668 Water Tanks

2020 Leaflet

As we will not be attending public events any time soon, we have made available our latest leaflet for 2020 available to download. Or have a preview below …

The Bunko Booth

Some shareholders who have not had the opportunity to visit our excellent workshop facilities might be wondering what they look like. You will probably have read my History Reports regarding the various components we have constructed over the years and thought to yourself “they must have a great workshop in which to achieve all this!” Read more below …