Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley

A little (more) retail therapy

This week seems to have been very busy!  Not much time for modelling, but a little shopping. This was a must to buy – a book of Somerset and Dorset track plans, with lots of interesting photographs and informative captions.  … Continue reading

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On my workbench – a little TLC

My focus this week has been to tidy up the railway room, and get a little bit more order into things – that has resulted in two black bags of junk going in the dustbin. But I came across some … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 3

Not much modelling done (again.)  But the digging in the garden is complete.  I’m thinking of patenting the 3-G diet.  Do three hours of heavy gardening a day, and watch the pounds disappear! As for the blog, here’s the last … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 2

Another day of Lehigh Valley photographs.  Once again, not sure who took them, and apologies for using them!

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Lehigh Valley in pictures

Fit and well, but no inspiration for words today, so here are a few pictures of the old Lehigh Valley. Not sure who took them, and apologies for using them!

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LVRR – Dorothy

This would make an interesting model!  No. 1, the private car of the Lehigh Valley Railroad’s superintendant.  Must have been a bit hot inside during the summer months! But imagine the comments you’d get as this trundled past on a … 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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How to do an undecorated model

I was delighted to receive my long ordered Rapido Osgood-Bradley coaches.  I was less delighted that they chose to take the money from my account just as the pound tanked after Brexit! The Rapido models are delightful, and full of … Continue reading

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I’m just a little confused….

I’ve been looking again to try and pin down Leigh Valley Cornell Red.  I started with two preserved locomotives – no fading colour here I hope….    Well, no consistency here…..  So I went to my albums.  Here are 2 … Continue reading

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The Barriger Library – old USA steam railroad photographs

I recently came across the Barriger Library collection of old USA steam railroad photographs.  Lots of inspiration if you model such things.  Plenty of pleasant browsing even if you don’t.  The photos are not always of the best quality, but … Continue reading

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