Further progress on the K4 Crew Cab

Another full day of work last weekend with young Michael. Wooden ends have been trimmed, and the tinplate that had been badly eaten by the metal-moths has been trimmed back. The one very rotten upright  has been removed and found to be worse than thought, but luckily the adjacent wood was unaffected.

A new piece of Ash timber has been sources, and shaped and planed so it now fits. Other areas of wood that had been slightly rotten have had a few doses of wood hardener. Screws have been removed from some of the steel trim strip that needs replacing.

And finally, this evening, I was given (in part exchange for a wooden-handled axe) the searchlight from the last Turntable Ladder to serve at Nottingham Central Fire Station. Rather appropriate that it will go on a TL with the Nottingham Central station code on its side!

About lowdhamstation

I am a director of a small (and very technical) business, a committed Christian, a Reader (and preacher) in my local village church, husband to my dear Frances, am interested in heritage railways, and heritage fire engines. I currently run a group that displays wartime and early post-war fire engines at 1940s re-enacting events and steam engine rallies. O yes, and vintage cars and motorbikes, and we live in a Victorian railway station.
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