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A Christmas Present from the EAST

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Tony Ely and Dave Gandell from the E.A.S.T. Group have sent us these few pictures.

This first set is from Tony Ely.

1. & 2. LYD and LYN arriving at Woody Bay at the Autumn Gala 2018.

3. The stall at Expo 2018 Swanley with the new pop-up banner display.

4. The stall showing the station name display around the top.

With No.5 awaiting its underframe, work has begun dismantling Van 23.

5. The start of Van 23. Steve commences work on removing the door.

6. Removing the sliding door.

7. Showing the Guards doors and duckets removed.

8. The van with its guard doors and duckets removed.

9. Showing some of the decay on the underframe of Van 23.

Some views of work still being done for Carriage No.5.

10. Charles painting hinge flaps.

11. Malcolm painting the underside of No. 5

These photos come from Dave Gandell

1. Our new scaffold platform....

2. to Van 23....

3. ... with Steve after dismantlng the guard's duckets.

4. Steve removing the glass from a ducket.

5. John Myhill rubbing down droplights ready for varnishing.

6. Steve Arthurs and Dave Ely moving the carriage floorboards around our small congested workshop.

7. David Ely, Steve Arthurs, Charles Summers and John Myhill among festive decorations at the local pub for lunch and a warm-up. The workshop is unheated!



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