Tag Archives: N gauge

ESNG meeting – 20 February 2019

The three members who had arrived by 7:30pm were almost ready to pack up and go home, when there was a sudden flurry, and we soon had ten members putting a small layout up for running.  We were missing Allan … Continue reading

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Another Minories

Last layout from the Southampton show – Spanker Lane, a Minories layout under construction in ‘N’.  The show guide states that: Spanker Lane is found in the north of England, where green DMU’s are the order of the day, although … Continue reading

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ESNG PlayDay – 13 January 2019

Eight of us made it to Sunday’s PlayDay.  After the usual curry lunch, we resisted the temptation of an afternoon nap, and put the layout together.  It was a bit smaller than recent meetings, as Paul couldn’t bring his Kato … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 3 January 2019

A new year – just.  The three members who were there at 7:30pm wondered whether it might be best to just go home.  The Cha(I)rman was on an early milk round again, and the Treasurer was still away seeing family.  … Continue reading

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Must resist bargains…..

Now I’m (more or less) retired and living on a pension, I told myself that I will have to cut back my railway spending (except for a few new models when they are finally issued.)  But it’s so very difficult … Continue reading

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In defense of the roundy-roundy #4

For my last post of 2018, a few final comments on layout design. As a member of ESNG, a modular club, where do parts 1-3 of the series leave me?  It sounds very much as if I have abandoned the … Continue reading

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In defense of the roundy-roundy #3

In my earlier ramblings about continuous layouts, I missed out one excellent example, and a concept for such designs.  Chris Morris’ Little Aller is based on Aller Junction in Devon in the early sixties.  The area of the layout is … Continue reading

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