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Southampton MRS exhibition 2019 #1

A trip down to Eastleigh today for the excellent Southampton MRS exhibition.  There were some excellent layouts on show, and plenty of trade, though I was a good boy and bought absolutely nothing.  Derek came along with me and it … Continue reading

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It’s shunting, Jim, but not as we know it….

With apologies to Star Trek! This video, hi-jacked from the 2mm Association site, is just one incredible bit of model making.  And I’m not (for once) talking about the fine scale.  Shunting using a tractor – whatever next – working … Continue reading

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Odds and s**s

I’ve found the modelling mojo on the low side recently – a mixture of Christmas busy-ness, cold weather, and too much NGSE exhibition planning I guess.  However, I hope to have some workbench pictures to show soon – I’ve been … Continue reading

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Waterloo

Some inspiring shots of Waterloo station from this site. In 1912.  Wonderful locomotives, and short trains. In 1964.  Green electrics and looks like a rebuilt West Country 4-6-2 departing. In 1971.  Blue-grey coaches and Warship diesels.  But note hoe the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley coaches

A few weeks ago, Simon emailed me…. Did you see that they now have Lehigh Valley? https://www.rapidotrains.com/n-osgood-bradley-coaches-2nd/ Simon I hadn’t seen this, but quickly rectified the situation and ordered one of each number.  I hadn’t really intended to buy more … Continue reading

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Ron shops for England – 2

Some more touristy shots from Ron… Cologne Cathedral and its Xmas market.     Bonn Xmas market.         Selfie? (Cologne Hafen xmas market). Chocolate museum Cologne. Hafen Xmas market taken from Chocolate museum steps. Rudolphplatz Xmas market. … Continue reading

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Ron shops for England – 1

Ron is on his travels again, off to the German Christmas markets, and to do a lot of shopping – it’s a bit early to stock up for Brexit, Ron!  As usual, he’s sent back a record of his trip.  … Continue reading

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