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Sorry, guys, no Beyonce today! Just another video from Brian. Here’s some more live steam action from yesterday at the Sittingbourne and Kemsley light railway, to share next time. A buffer beam view of the route, (you can hear snippets … Continue reading
Some real trains today. Chris got to the Isle of Wight. Hi Jon, a couple of photos from the IOW steam railway last weekend. The Ivatt tank has a cut down roof, which was the plan in the 60, s … Continue reading
Going the rounds on RMWeb and Facebook is this rather strange piece of pointwork, that is at the bottom of an incline leading to Mapperley Brickworks in Nottingham. On the left there is a catch pit to protect the bottom … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting American modern prototype. At Holidaysburg Pennsylvania, Curry Rail Service builds little shifter (PRR’s term for switchers) locomotives. They are built upon a truck bogie from an old EMD SD40-2. These ‘Mighty Mo’s ‘ would make an excellent … Continue reading
Now this looks less like hurricane damage, and more like a scenery failure on my model railway. Nice bit of grass mat and plenty of glue anyone? I’ll be taking a few days off blogging – need a break – … Continue reading
It worked in Hot Wheels – so why not in N gauge? No dining car in the consist, though. I can think of a few club members whose trains would have absolutely no problem doing this! And after the Chinese … Continue reading
Brian sent me this excellent link to a Chinese narrow gauge coal line. The trains are on their last legs and the tracklaying is even worse! No doubt now long gone. However, the surroundings are a charming mix of the … Continue reading
Thanks, RMWeb. Now I know! Names have some strange origins. I recall hearing that ‘Tooley Street’ next to London Bridge started off as ‘St Olaf’s Street’. Go figure….. There are some good videos posted by this guy, including….
Good call, Ron, getting out and about when we were all melting at home! After days visiting family and friends and a planned quiet weekend I did one last journey today as the weather was hot and sunny. Travelled up … Continue reading
Thank you N Gauge Forum for the link Can’t wait for club nights to start track laying again……