Richard Maskell gives a demonstration of riveting on the occasion of the Bedford Steam Engine Preservation Society visit on 13th November 2010
This winter it has been necessary to replace the boiler tubes of Kitchener and this has been carried out by the regular driver (and BSEPS Committee Member) Dave Roberts. Click here for the pictorial story and a video clip of the process involved.
After years of battling with the elements, a former roller from the collection of the late Roy Ward has been purchased by Matt and Dan Barklem for restoration. To see how the project went, click here
To improve the ride for both engine and crew, Committee members Paul and Mark Worbey fitting rubber tracks to Marshall 76751.