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Secretary of the East Surrey N Gauge railway club

Another random picture day

I’d hoped to report on some more modelling, but it’s been mainly gardening to try and clear most of the jungle before the weather breaks.  We’re winning, and got rid of a load of pruned branches to friends and neighbours … Continue reading

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Random picture day

Modelling challenge of the day?  A train of very small cars pulled by a very small locomotive.  This would make a great model. Another more modern modelling cameo – lengths of rail balanced on some platform trolleys.  Maybe just before … Continue reading

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Some old postcards

Tidying up yesterday I discovered (or more accurately rediscovered) some old postcards.  Most of these were my fathers, and c.1930 postcards of Southern Railway locomotives.  Some of my favourite engines here! Lord Nelson, the largest Southern steam locomotive before the … Continue reading

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Covid-19 diary #11

A little progress on the workbench… I’ve started a new project, 2 old Chivers LMS horse boxes. But I’ve decided to fit the 2mm Association etched chassis (using Farish wheels in the special axles to fit these etches.)  Such tiny … Continue reading

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Stuttgart – what will happen this year?

The NCI meet at Stuttgart seems a long time away in deepest November, but who knows whether it will happen or not?  I recently had a mail from Stefan in Stuttgart, responding to our ESNG newsletter. Feeling almost exactly the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 3

Not much modelling done (again.)  But the digging in the garden is complete.  I’m thinking of patenting the 3-G diet.  Do three hours of heavy gardening a day, and watch the pounds disappear! As for the blog, here’s the last … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 2

Another day of Lehigh Valley photographs.  Once again, not sure who took them, and apologies for using them!

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