Bodge Engineering

Use of the workshops for restoration of the Wickham rail inspection trolley. Bodge Engineering Knysna, Ron Hollis specialises in the repair and mechanical restoration of classic motor vehicles predominantly Jaguar, MG and Mini

Knysna Motor Strippers

Provision of transport for the trolley from the Free State and in and around Knysna. Knysna Motor Strippers, Ricky, Gavin and Marck Cooper, specialise in repairs and servicing of all makes of motor vehicle in addition to the provision of a 24 hour breakdown service for light and heavy motor vehicles as well as large trucks

The Village Blacksmith
Sand blasting of the trolley frame preparing this for painting. You name it and The Village Blacksmith Knysna, John McQuade and Bruce, will produce it for you.

Briden Engineering

Knysna based Briden Engineering for the reconditioning of the cylinder head, reboring of the cylinders and supply of parts and reassembly of the engine.

PG Glass       

Supply of new glass for the windows of the trolley
PG Glass Knysna, Rordon Tait, supply glass for all applications; commercial, domestic and automotive.

Silverton Radiators
Knysna branch of Silverton Radiators for the reconditioning and repair of the radiator and header tank.

Rudi Hough
Donation of a painting of a steam train to be used for fund raising. Rudi is based in Stellenbosch at the Studio Galley, 44 Church Street Stellenbosch; when you are next in Stellenbosch why not visit the gallery and have a look at the work on display.

Willard Batteries

The supply of the batteries required for the trolley.  Willard batteries are available from SupaQuick in Knysna and at all of their branches throughout SA

Induction Furnaces
Johannesburg based Werner Nisi, for the supply of battery cables and insulation material

Action Ads
Action Ads Knysna
for their printing of membership application forms

Pam Golding
Advertising banners

Knysna Waterfront

Sheldon Meese for allowing display of the Trolley in the Waterfront car park

Garden Route Steel Works
Shed gates at the Knysna Waste-by-rail site for storage of the Trolley

frame by frame

Picture framing

Augusta Bay Guest House – Knysna – Two nights accommodation
Leisure Isle Guest House – Knysna – Two nights accommodation
Elephant Sanctuary – The Crags Plettenberg Bay – Entrance voucher
Simola Hotel Knysna – Four ball golf voucher
The Bell Belvedere Manor – Knysna – Meal voucher for two
Botlierskop Game Reserve – George – Game Drive’ for two

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