Despite the fact that the Sacramento Northern boasted 183 miles of track around San Francisco it was really just a long, glorified branch line. Even in 1940, long after most other interurbans had degenerated into poorly-maintained shadows of their pre-WWI … Continue reading
And so to Vienna. It was really too hot to wander around hunting trams, but I did get a few shots….
Another batch of photographs. In 2011 I went on a study tour of Prague and Vienna (I did pay for the privilege!), looking at flood defences and hydropower schemes. I was delighted to have a hotel room in Prague overlooking one … Continue reading
Last night was a ‘blast from the past’ evening. Ex-member Andy Smith and his young lady paid us a visit. And a very old friend of Derek the At * turned up. Duncan and John were ‘knitting’ – fitting overhead … Continue reading
Let’s take a slight diversion away from layout design to consider what one might run on this N gauge traction layout. At moments like these I sometimes wish I had chosen HO to model in. There is a good range … Continue reading
The ESNG works to two N-gauge modular systems. With our show coming up, perhaps a quick reminder of the standards is in order. The first is N-mod. This is an adaptation of the USA N-Track system, the main difference being … Continue reading
A long day down in the UK West Country yesterday, looking at computer models of flooding in the Somerset Levels. So I’ll post some more of my old holiday snaps! I hope to post another traction design article in a … Continue reading