Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Renovation of the North Signal Box at Boat of Garten – 19 to 21 July



Renovation of the North Signal Box at Boat of Garten – 19 to 21 July 


By Colin Frost



 

Front of signal box 

North face of box

Back of box




We made the most of the glorious weather over these three days, and managed to apply the final top coat to the east, west and north walls at first floor level.  This was followed by touching up the brown where it meets the cream, and we made a start on the final coat on the east side window frames.

 

However by the Wednesday afternoon it was too hot up on the scaffold in the sun where it was recorded at +35C phew.


More rotten wood identified 

 

At ground level more rotten timber was identified, which included a large piece replaced on the main beam at the northeast corner.   

 

Team this week Ray Kenyon and Colin Frost

 

(to be continued)



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