Frantic last minute, all out, slog saw a big team of members break through to get the Willans engine layed out on the newly completed foundation.
The lake was overgrown with reeds which would have prevented the launching of the steam boat. The Morris family's vintage earthmovers had the job done in a few hours.
Willans Foundation Progress.
The main pour on the Willans engine foundation has been completed. Abit more boxing is needed to form p the engine pedistal before the final pour. It is touch and go whether it will be done in time to get the base in and the cylinders in place before the March rally.