Tag Archives: Lehigh Valley

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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LVRR – Lehigh Gorge

Nice photo posted on the Model Railroad Hobbyist site (quick plug – this e-magazine is nearly all North American, but is free, high-quality and downloadable on any tablet or computer to keep).  Not sure of the photographer, but it’s a … Continue reading

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ERIC goes American

Also seen at the ESNG show this year was Eric the roundhouse full of my American locomotives.  We’ve had Eric full of (UK) Southern Railway Pacific’s, and full of Taurus electric’s.  But this year, it was full of REAL locomotives – mainly Alco’s and mainly … Continue reading

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How long to keep an old layout?

For the author, this would have been a academic question 15 years ago.  At that time I hadn’t actually ‘finished’ a layout.  This has only happened after joining ESNG and going ‘N’ gauge (after forays in OO, EM, OO9 and … Continue reading

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