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Category Archives: Inspiration
An “operational incident” from Duncan. Ramsgate, I think….. we’ve all done this on a layout… less so in full scale! How silly can you get? Couple posed on rail line for wedding shoot Some interesting ideas here: Five innovations that … Continue reading
An interesting prototype – New York City warehouses early last century. Certainly a good basis for a small or micro layout – and to use up all that Peco SetTrack. A little humour, via Simon. Mind you, I’ve laid track … Continue reading
In case you missed it on RMWeb – $2,000,000 worth of damage, and that’s just to the cars. Now, this would be a challenge to model?
Unfortunately I couldn’t resist Strathwood’s lockdown offer – buy five books get the cheapest free. So a large parcel arrived with some great reading – all Southern Railway orientated you will note. I’m sorely tempted by the volumes on the … Continue reading
Sad to see, Kerr’s Miniature Railway is closing after 85 years. It has been a feature of Arbroath’s seafront since 1935, but there has been a decline in visitor numbers over the last decade. Hopefully, the rolling stock will find a … Continue reading
Was this really published 30 years ago? I still think this is the most influential book on railway modelling ever published. It introduced a string of new concepts into modelling – for example the ‘cameo’ layout, and ‘staged’ layouts with … Continue reading
I am a firm believer in looking at other scales other than ‘N’. And I can’t cope with criticisms of exhibitions that moan about, “Not much ‘N’ there.” Surely, one can take inspiration from any scale or gauge, and they … Continue reading
No bright ideas today. Just a few gleanings from the web (hopefully not messing with anyone’s copyright. Still my favourite electric locomotives….. An unusual visitor at Dorchester South station. Meeting up with a primary school friend on Saturday, I was … Continue reading
And to quote the late, great, Jimi Hendrix – “Still raining, still dreaming!” Another cold rainy day. Here are photos of Blackpool North one of which was taken from Sainsburys Cafe opposite station. Yes, it’s a real British seaside holiday…. … Continue reading