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Turning out a few more boxes, and found some early, probably teenage, modelling. My two favourite railway books at that time were these….. Don Boreham’s book is a classic. Instructions in how to scratchbuild all that was needed for a … Continue reading
Last of my old ‘OO’ stock packed away were a number of Southern Railway locomotives. The two tank engines both run on the old Hornby ‘R1’ chassis. The ex-LSWR ‘G6’ on the left was my first cast kit (by Wills). … Continue reading
From Irish narrow gauge to Southern coaches. Here are a few of my early efforts. Some of my first successful scratch built models were this SECR ‘Birdcage’ rake. They never got lettered or lined, but weren’t bad at all. Note the open … Continue reading
Most modellers have what is generally known as a ‘gloat’ box – but mine must be worst than most. I’ve been excavating some more, and have come up with all sorts of things. A lot of them I’d forgotten completely. … Continue reading