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Progress on the railway continues to be limited to say the least. I continue to try and plan my next railway with little success. So many ideas, and so few that really excite! But the last few weeks have been … Continue reading
I’ve got back to the Lowfits, but nothing to report at the moment. Really, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what to model next, and then trying to understand the government conditions for us actually to hold an … Continue reading
A little progress with the wagons. I’ve 10 Peco Lowfits well on the way to completion. The bodies have had their bolster bases scraped off with a knife blade and fine sandpaper. They’ve been primed and a first coat of … Continue reading
Back to the loft! A few days ago, I posted this picture of some Messerschmitt bubble cars on flat wagons parked near Brighton. I suggested that if one could find a suitable bubble car (not easy), these would make an … Continue reading
Has it really been a month since I did a Covid diary entry? I’m really not sure where the time has gone. I think that I’ve spent too much time reading and doing odd jobs here and there. The hot … Continue reading
Thanks, RMWeb. Now I know! Names have some strange origins. I recall hearing that ‘Tooley Street’ next to London Bridge started off as ‘St Olaf’s Street’. Go figure….. There are some good videos posted by this guy, including….
Much more than me, who has a loss of mojo at the moment. Even with the cooler weather, I haven’t made it back to the railway room. So here are three contributions from Brian, hi-jacked from Facebook and his YouTube … Continue reading
Still too hot to do anything useful! I was about to have a go at another project, and we hit 35C. Not a lot one can do till the weather breaks. Maybe tomorrow? So I’ve just got a few modelling … Continue reading
Well, not a good week on the railways. Having been delayed till Monday due to lack of plywood, I spent the week carefully building a new baseboard. I always have difficulty keeping things square, but this time built it up … Continue reading