Welcome to the first blog of 2021. We wish our readers a Happy New Year and hope that you all stay safe in these difficult times.
There was plenty of activity in the FRT shed at Preston over the Christmas period. The following photos show activity on Wednesday, 23rd December.
John Dixon completed refitting the crinolines on FR 20’s boiler.
Ed and Tim busied themselves sanding the boiler cladding sheets. Fred then completed the firebox sheets the following Monday.
Ade was working on Caliban‘s brake rods.
Paul Newton and John Davis continued their work on Fluff.
Keith was working on Wootton Hall‘s tender vacuum cylinder.
Finally, there is good news in that the latest edition of The Iron Horse has been proof read and is back with the printer to produce the magazines.