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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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Santa’s delivery 2018

What Santa brought me – via Ebay and handed directly to Maxine for wrapping! And is this the cutest tank engine ever (can’t think of a better adjective.)  ‘Borrowed’ from RMweb, it comes from Belgium. Bit tricky for ‘N’, though….

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ESNG meeting – 19th December 2018

“Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house,      Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.” But nine ESNG members made it to club night, less than a week before Christmas.  Neil and John were … Continue reading

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In defence of the roundy-roundy #2

It was before Stuttgart that I posted some thoughts on ’roundy-roundy’ layouts.  In the past month I have been looking at my modelling direction yet again.  I’ll explore my thoughts a little more over the next few posts – and … Continue reading

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ESNG meeting – 6 December 2018

Only a couple of pictures tonight, as I spent too much of the evening talking.  16 persons present and it was good to welcome visitors Steve, Ken and Martin.  Plenty of trains were on the move…..   So, a couple … Continue reading

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Off to Stuttgart

Off to find a tin parrot at Gatwick later, for ESNG’s annual pilgrimage to the Stuttgart N-Club International meet.  A full report will appear next week, but here are a few pictures of ESNG from past years. Beer is always … Continue reading

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