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Well, not a good week on the railways. Having been delayed till Monday due to lack of plywood, I spent the week carefully building a new baseboard. I always have difficulty keeping things square, but this time built it up … Continue reading
Another attempt at Zoom tonight. Just the four of us, as I received a number of apologies (all for very good reasons) from other members. It was good to see Phil, who has been more locked down than most, and … Continue reading
Not much to report from deepest Earlswood. Crisis last week when I needed some more plywood and Champions saw was broken. So a quick trip to Dorking was delayed till Monday. A little bit of modelling has occurred, but nothing … Continue reading
Two contrasting prototype locations today. Not sure of the copyright of the photographs, so apologies if they are spoken for. First, a photo of 60’s Redhill in colour. Nick Halewood writes on Facebook…. I recently posted a picture of Redhill … Continue reading
Well, project complete! I’m sure that there will need to be a little fettling and further track cleaning to get things moving, but it is almost there. A simple 2-road 2′ or so fiddle yard bolts onto the main layout. … Continue reading
Progress on the layout continues. I fitted LED strip for the lighting, that has enabled me to take some better photos, below. Scratching around the railway room, I have found enough plywood and track for a fiddle yard. I’m going … Continue reading
No, we didn’t start (illegally) meeting, but we managed a Zoom meeting. Good to see people, rather than just talk on the phone. There seems to have been some modelling, and quite a lot of buying, going on amongst the … Continue reading
Try this – hours of watching and some brilliant layouts.
Amazingly, the layout is just about done. The scenics went together surprisingly quickly. And the end result is OK – it can always be better, but I’m pretty happy with the whole thing Now to put a cover and some … Continue reading