Monthly Archives: March 2014

EVEN MORE SHEEP

Originally posted on Burrowa is an HO scale model railway set in the NSW southern tablelands:
An update on the sheep – there have been 80 beasts added to the flock on both sides of the track, so here they…

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Sugar cane railways – 1

In 2010, Maxine and I we fortunate enough to spend two fantastic weeks Queensland, in the general area of Cairns. We used the conventional Australian check-list, from “I-Spy Australia”. Shark (small friendly 6 ft one) – tick! Snake (harmless 4 … Continue reading

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London Festival of Railway Modelling

I actually got to a model railway show this weekend – the London Festival of Railway Modelling at Alexandra Palace.  Two work colleagues, who might even qualify as good friends were going, so I sent my apologies to the morning service … Continue reading

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3 weeks to the ESNG show

And you will get much better “bargains” in the club shop than the one below! (Can’t seem to reblog this from the ‘Playing Trains‘ blog, so I’ve just copied it).  I hate to think what it would have cost with … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting 19 March 2014

Plenty of people this week, but we were a little short of trains! We seemed happy to sit and chat over the inevitable teas and coffees. However, Paul had his usual selection of Japanese stock, this week an interesting collection … Continue reading

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Physical Graffiti (with apologies to Led Zepplin)

From the BBC News website, 18 March 2014: Dubai: Metro system to be turned into art gallery The Dubai metro system is going to turn into an art gallery on the orders of the emirate’s ruler, it’s been reported. Sheikh … Continue reading

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Round the Underground on an Engine – Fred T. Jane

I have hi-jacked this fascinating article from the Basilica Fields blog.  I think I am OK to reproduce it in full, as Adrian writes: “During the 1890s, The English illustrated Magazine published a series of illustrated articles by Fred T. … Continue reading

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