The day before the Bank Holiday weekend and the Junior Volunteers were roped into helping set up for the event, putting in a back breaking 5 hours to fill over 200 sandbags.  Barney and Rory are pictured loading up the trolley with one of the many trolley trips made that day. Leading from the front, Event Co-Organiser Sean Moore (centre) is seen joining in the sandbag filling after much coercion with Rees (filling sandbags) and Tom (tying them closed)on his left and right hand side respectively.  Reece tapes the windows on the unique K4 phone box on the platform ready for the weekend. While downstairs on the patio, Barney and Tom tackled the restaurant windows. The Car Park (acting as the main exhibition area) starts to fill up with exhibits on the Saturday morning ready for the first of the weekends 750+ visitors. Another shot of the car park looking across to the working exhibits in the background by the wooden shed and some of the tractors in the foreground. On the train Military Personnel took on the role of Ticket Inspectors, checking the ID Cards of the visitors.  Doin the inspecting on the Saturday was a Captain of the Home Guard and a Company Sergeant Major of the Seaforth Highlanders. On arrival at Mendip Vale, new recruits to the Home Guard were put through their paces marching up and down the platform while the engine ran round its train. Wearing the 'East Somerset Railway' Headboard and flying Union Jack's from the lamp brackets, 56xx class loco nr 5637 stands in Cranmore Station having returned from Mendip Vale.  This shot was taken from the roadbridge to the east of the station whilst the photographer was being given a ride in a trailer behind a vintage Nuffield Tractor shuttling between the car park and the main entrance. USA Class Tank nr 30075 sits in Cranmore Depot wearing the headboard and Union Jack Flags having just been lit up. The original station building at Cranmore (built in 1878) with sandbags and Union Jack Bunting looking westwards towards the Engine Shed and Cranmore West. The K4 phone box, complete with its taped windows. A look across the exhibits in the Car Park during the 2005 event. A period Freight Train sits in the loop at Cranmore Station.  The train comprises of a Fish Van, two drop sided wagons, a United Dairies Milk Tanker, a flat wagon and the GW 'Toad' Brake Van A family in period costume stand under the canopy at Cranmore watching 'Punch & Judy' A shot looking across the car park at two of the road rollers and the Nuffield Tractor and trailer that had been given rides between the Car Park and main entrance A selection of the vans on display Not just internal combustion engine exhibits, but a selection of bicycles was also on display. More shots of vintage vehicles, this time an Austin Van dating from 1928 More visitors in period costume, pictured in front of 5637 More exhibits, this time delivery vans And a selection of cars too. ESR Volunteer Tom Yardley adopts period dress for the weekend The Cranmore Station Nameboard and accompanying floral display A view along the decorated platform The decorated phone box The Nuffield Tractor and trailer shuttling between Car Park and main arena on one of its many trips of the weekend 30075 returns to Cranmore with the penultimate tran of the weekend, Passed Fireman Graham Watters in charge. 30075 sits in the platform waiting the completion of shunting by 5637 before the pair return to shed at the end of the weekend to dispose.