No progress to report as such, but used a Gigapan Epic 100 to take the image below.
This is a link to the image on the Gigapan.org website and the full screen version.
This image is hundreds of regular pictures stitched together to form a 720 mega pixel image. So you can zoom in to a tiny level of detail.
By the way the welding on the sheet metal is just tacking it there so it looks a bit tacky at the moment.