Monthly Archives: January 2016

Odd modelling ideas #23

Last Thursday was spent just outside Glasgow, in a site two-storey Portakabin on a water treatment works site.  A long day, flying up from Gatwick, 6am to 11pm in the end.  Fortunately, our flights missed the worse of the storm … Continue reading

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Lotsa links!

I’ve been saving a selection of links for future reference and future posts.  Probably unwisely, as I won’t be able to use them again, here are a number of railway news items that caught my eye over the last couple of … Continue reading

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Off my trolley – a bargain (I think)

Reading a blog recently, the writer recommended the ‘Model Train Stuff’ shop and internet shop.  I couldn’t resist a browse, and the site made me an offer I couldn’t refuse – Bachmann ‘Peter Witt’ trolleys in Los Angeles Railways livery … Continue reading

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Another thought provoking post – ‘It’s a continuum’

Another thought provoking post from Mike Cougill.  It’s short enough to quote in full… Our craft evolves via a series of ideas that find acceptance over time. It’s well to remember that things we take for granted today were once … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 20 January 2016

Eight hardy members braved the sub-zero temperatures for Wednesday’s club night.  Fortunately the hall heating was working well, and I think it was warmer than my lounge at home.  Mainly the usual suspects, but it was good to see Roger, who seemed … Continue reading

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And five more photographs

The preserved North Norfolk Railway does what it says on the can – it is part of the old Midland & Great Northern Railway, running along the north coast of Norfolk from Sheringham.  These days, it tries to run appropriate … Continue reading

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Romney Hythe and Dymchurch, 1970

The writing mojo has gone on strike today, so here is an old photo…. Firstly, another old school railway club (I recognise the blazers) outing, in 1970, to the 15″ Romney Hythe and Dymchurch Railway.  Miniature in size, but very … Continue reading

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