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Project Update – MBC22959


The weather was fighting us for a few months over Summer, but our volunteers have made some significant progress on the restoration of Refrigeration Van MBC22959 with the final colours now being applied to the exterior. To get to this point, our volunteers have completed a huge amount of work, including: 🔹 Replacement of missing and rotten timbers on the exterior of the van 🔹 Repair and replacement of damaged or rotten wall structure 🔹 Replace missing or failed screws on exterior timbers 🔹 Descaling of the steel under frame and bogies to remove rust and build-up of debris [...]

Project Update – MBC229592024-04-19T12:04:33+10:00

Project Update – MBC22959


Over the past few months, our team have been working through the cleaning and preparation work for the restoration of our Timber Bodied Refrigerated Box Van MBC22959. Before visible repairs could be commenced, decades of dirt, grease and oil had to be removed from the body, along with areas of rotten and damaged external timbers. This allowed us to access the internal structure and replace sections of rotting support structure, as well as addressing areas of rust on internal plates and bolts. In recent weeks, our resident timber maestro Daryl, has commenced the replacement of the exterior timbers which [...]

Project Update – MBC229592023-08-07T19:38:27+10:00
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