Monthly Archives: October 2013

What to do with snow

Reading an album of railroad photos around Buffalo, I came across the following fascinating fact. “One of the major headaches of snow removal in the ‘old’ city, was finding a place to plow-shovel-blow the snow. The streets were narrow and … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – stop press – first train!

Running with electricity and not string, the 9342, a Conrail SW9, travelled all of 600m on both main line tracks! Moments like this encourage me to complete the wiring on this first board….

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Jon’s modules – wiring the point motor switches

You will have probably realised that wiring is not my strong point.  I use as many terminal blocks as possible for joints and to manage the wiring.  I also probably use thicker wire than I need to – 3 amp … Continue reading

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Berkshire Area Group Mega-running day

Dave let me know about this running day and says… We have a mega running day on Saturday 9th November. we should have 24 modules in the scout hall. It’s about an hour’s drive from you to us – though … Continue reading

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Who was speeding on AlpenBahn?

ESNG 2006 exhibition….

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Loss of Scruples

From 2007…. This section was drafted as an appeal from Derek as to who had accidentally taken home a box, after our April show, containing his rake of the new Farish Mk1 Pullman coaches and Class 56 EWS loco. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Jon’s modules – first board

Well, the first board is almost complete with track and wiring.  Just a few more ‘jumper’ cables to add, and final testing with a locomotive, rather than my trusty caboose.   The photograph shows a few features that may be … Continue reading

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