Category Archives: Inspiration

Uckfield MRC exhibition 2018 #2

I thought that I wouldn’t have to do any shopping at the show, but a scenic stand produced a variety of grass tufts and other bits and pieces for my modules.  Could have been worse, I guess…. I’d seen Dave … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2018 #1

We’re definitely into the exhibition season now, so last Saturday I drove down to Uckfield for their annual show.  This is always one of my favourites, as it is very much a ‘fine scale’ show, usually with lots of quite … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2018 #2

Helmthwaite and Chapel Lane, in O gauge, is dominated by two large industrial buildings, Osborn Engineering and Helmthwaite Mills at one end of the layout. These also hide the staging for the high level Chapel Lane yard where there is … Continue reading

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Farnham & District MRC 2018 #1

Visited the Farnham club show last weekend.  It’s an easy 40 minute drive from home over the Hog’s Back, and they always put together a good show.  This year they had some fun and games when a full sized boxing … Continue reading

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Ron in Austria #5

Last 2 days A sunny day and a group round trip behind steam on Zillertalbahn from Jenbach to Mayrhofen with 2 hours to kill before return trip. May be another blog tomorrow if I can get into Kitzbuhl before trip … Continue reading

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A railway in the news

Reading more column inches about the tragic Salisbury poisonings, I came across this interesting snippet: The tiny village of Loyga in the Russian far north is not the kind of place you would expect to be at the centre of … Continue reading

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Ron in Austria #4

Day 5 A misty start turning into a warm sunny day. Full day today. In the morning we went by coach to Berchtesgarten to visit the infamous Eagles Nest. Contrary to popular belief nobody stayed there overnight as it was … Continue reading

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