Tag Archives: N gauge

(Almost a) Minories of my own – 19 – arches

For I’ve been mulling over how to make the arches for my station. I looked at the DM-toys laser cut models, but they didn’t look British enough. The Scalescenes cardboard kits are very nice, but the brickwork looks a little … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 22 May 2022

And so to Sunday!  A good turnout, with eight members present, and we had a relaxed afternoon running trains, chatting, all followed by a high quality curry. Allan produced a long train of the badly named silver bullets… A good … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 18 May 2022

Another Wednesday meeting, as the first one in the month was delayed by the local elections.  Once again, a pleasant evening playing trains.  The evening involved a degree of shift working.  Four of us were there all evening, Michael came … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 11 May 2022

Wednesday saw Maxine much better, but still testing postive for covid.  I was still firmly testing negative, so thought that I could go out annoy the public again.  So it was off to open up for the latest ESNG meeting. … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 8 May 2022

I was looking forward to Sunday’s meeting, but on Thursday Maxine went down with covid (doing fine as of Monday).  Although I was (and am) testing negative, I thought it prudent not to go and breathe on the congregation at … Continue reading

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(Almost a) Minories of my own – 18 – points

I risked having a go at the first FineTrax point last night, and as with all these things, there was two steps forward and one back. It didn’t take long to get to this stage, as shown below, and my … Continue reading

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(Almost a) Minories of my own – 17

The problem with leaving a layout for a period of time is what accumulates on it whilst you are away. My baseboard looked like this! It seemed to have accumulated some stray American stock, several Terriers, a Japanese brake van, … Continue reading

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Blast from the past….

I’ve spent a few happy hours sorting out the ESNG archives – and throwing out a lot of paper whilst hopefully holding onto the key documents.  If nothing else, the AGM and the exhibition details need to be kept for … Continue reading

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A Minories of my own – 16 – back to work

When I last wrote about Minories, it was late 2021. Since then, building (successfully) a pair of modules for the N-mod and sorting out the ESNG exhibition has rather taken up my time. The modules need a little more scenery, … Continue reading

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Our next exhibition….

Should be fun!  2ft narrow gauge AND a model railway show!  And a big whoops – dates were wrong on the flyer…….

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