Category Archives: Hints and tips

Holborn Viaduct

This is a layout idea that has been bumbling around for a few months.  It all started with a thread on RMweb, describing some possible ideas for the 2mm Association Diamond Jubilee layout challenge.  This involves developing a cameo layout with … Continue reading

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A few post Christmas links

A little light reading after that heavy Christmas luncheon.  (I think mine is just wearing off….) The BBC recently had two interesting articles on railway stations ‘worth lingering at’ – stations often with few trains, but lots of other interest. … Continue reading

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Filling boxcars with stuffing

Last day today…..   Then packing up, and a flight home for me, and a long drive back to the UK for Allan and Derek.   But here’s a link to bemuse y’all…. No, Horace, I know Christmas is coming, … Continue reading

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A Modeling Hierarchy

Yet another thought provoking post by Mike Cougill on the OST blog.  Here he focusses on how to compose the scenes on our model railways, and how there might be a “hierarchy” of detail in our modelling.  He introduces the … Continue reading

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Links for the middle of the week

I’ve got a set of photos to post from the excellent Farnham show, but that will have to wait till later in the week.  For now, here are some of the links that I’ve come across recently. If you are … Continue reading

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Odd modelling ideas #23

Two links today…… A train passenger’s view of India Shanu Babar loves train journeys so much that he began documenting his. Soon, others joined him…. On 21 July 2015, Mr Babar launched @windowseatproject to record his journeys on Instagram. The … Continue reading

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Learn To Love The Process

Yet another thought provoking post by Mike Cougill on the OST blog… I have two thoughts in mind and I don’t know if I can connect them in a coherent narrative. The first is simple, maybe even obvious: you can … Continue reading

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