Since the last post in September the new steel panelling for the sides and roof at the south end has been completed. This includes the fixing of the panels to the wooden framework using stainless steel screws sealed in with an adhesive The whole of the west side has been painted with primer and a . . . → Read More: Restoration of 27162 (6)
Work has now started on the restoration of LMS Third Open 27162 following the fire of October 2011 The work is being carried out by Lee Sharpe who is making steady progress in removing the damaged framework. The work is being carried out in the WyvernRail maintenance shed at Wirksworth.
The picture below shows the . . . → Read More: Restoration of 27162