I was asked to give a talk on the railway for the Southwold Arts Festival this morning. Photos taken this morning of the Station. We are getting there. Drainage is in now. Yesterday we had the first trial of the
The Eagle Lands! Here is the restored 7-ton 3 foot gauge Belgian tram being returned to Southwold from its previous location in Wenhaston. Well done to WaveTrade for an excellent and smooth transfer. That is not the final location but
A record 23 volunteers working here today. Bernie is labelling up Wagon 41, more fencing going in, work on the lake and the footpath continues. The carriage side, originally in the Southwold Railway Shop, and latterly in the Portakabin. has
This is the southern side of Southwold Station showing the platform canopy, visible now the scaffolding has been removed so the platform can be built. Somewhere in that darkness the chaps are building it. I know Southwold Station did not
Laying the footpath to the Station alongside the BVLR. A good selection of hats! In the Station the stairs are going in and the roof is being finished off. Door frames and Boardroom window on site today. The south scaffold
This is the Board Room and Archive Space taking shape above the Station Cafe and Kitchen. Here are some of the splendid volunteers on the day we started to install the Lake (8th June) . Thanks to those who sent
It has been a busy month for the team at Steamworks. Here are some recent photos. Richard installing the metal protection strips along the high curved ends of the unusual SRy wagon. Brian and John H putting in fence posts.
As Peter Cook and Dudley Moore used to sing at the end of their shows “Now is the time to say goodbye!” and post my final Blog contribution. I have enjoyed keeping everyone up-to-date with the activities of the Southwold