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A little live steam

Before returning to Germany, a little live steam.  Thanks to Brian’s tip-off, I was on the local railway bridge to see Tangmere climb out of Redhill and head for Tonbridge.  A wonderful Bulleid exhaust beat as it came up the … Continue reading

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A rather cold Berlin

After a three years hiatus due to covid, we got back to Berlin last weekend, to see Ruth, Cory, and the dogs.  This week will feature a lot of Germany (and without Ron, too) as this weekend was also the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1060

A couple of micro layouts for starters. A Rob Chant 8’x4′ plan, that could be 4’x2′ in N.  Nothing special in this design in one sense, but interestingly designed for operation.  Note that reverse track (1E to 6B) that allows … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1059

My covid seems to have degenerated to just a heavy cold, so I’m optimistic!  And I’m well enough to get some modelling done.  But today’s blog will be a simple selection of photos requiring little effort from my poor old … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1058

A few more links to peruse…. Who will be the first person to model this?  Looks like the end result of an ESNG running night to me. Another view of Morden (just behind the old milk depot.) Jago Hazzard is … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1057

Some pictures today…. Railway posters ain’t what they used to be….. But other advertising was a little more basic…. An Albion Nimbus outside Southampton Central station…. Staying with the station theme…. Redhill with blue-grey EMUs but semaphore signals… Seaton Junction … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2022 #2

Moving on…. Robin Gay’s Wantage in P4 is a scale representation of that quirky prototype.  The real thing was tiny and the Wantage Tramway terminated in the middle of a load of buildings.  The layout has taken a lot of … Continue reading

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Uckfield MRC exhibition 2022 #1

Time for the Uckfield show weekend.  Once again a very good show.  A good number of layouts that were new to me, no dross at all, and a wide range of prototypes and scales.  For me, Uckfield is an essential … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1056 – Another ESNG edition!

Another post of ESNG members activities. Stefan mailed me in response to the newsletter….. Also in tribute to the Queen, you’ll find her in front of my “British Shop” at “Stefanstor” station Nicely done, though she seems to have escaped … Continue reading

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Two exhibitions and a breakfast

Wasn’t there a film with a similar name many years ago? Allan asked whether Derek and I were interested in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, followed by visits to the Worthing and Dorking MRC exhibitions.  An offer not to be turned down.  … Continue reading

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