Monday 19th April 2021

A short update this week.

Sam busy with the BrassoWith Alan allocating his time on Wednesday to dressing up for filming for the RSR’s new web site, Sam took on board polishing the copper pipework that had been annealed the previous week.

Ed rubbing down the running plate on FR 20Ed rubbed down FR 20’s right hand running plate ready for filling and painting.

FR 20 looking tidier at the front endJohn Dixon continued his work on the formers for FR 20’s new brick arch, which hopefully will be cast this next week, while Tim smartened up FR 20’s smokebox, chimney and lower front end with a coat of grey undercoat.

Ade fighting a losing battle with the rust on Caliban's smokeboxAde was seen giving Caliban‘s smokebox a tidy up with a wire brush.

Paul Newton painting a seat from FluffPaul Newton returned from giving assistance to the vaccination process to refurbish a cab seat from Fluff.

Tonight sees the Trustees meeting virtually to ponder over the 2020 accounts which David has prepared¬† and to review the draft Trustees’ Annual Report. With a mighty 17 items on the agenda let’s hope that everyone makes it to bed well before midnight!