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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 3

Not much modelling done (again.)  But the digging in the garden is complete.  I’m thinking of patenting the 3-G diet.  Do three hours of heavy gardening a day, and watch the pounds disappear! As for the blog, here’s the last … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley in pictures – 2

Another day of Lehigh Valley photographs.  Once again, not sure who took them, and apologies for using them!

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Lehigh Valley in pictures

Fit and well, but no inspiration for words today, so here are a few pictures of the old Lehigh Valley. Not sure who took them, and apologies for using them!

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Repost – Java junction

Been a bit busy in the garden today – so here’s a repost from 2013, with the pictures enlarged.  I’d love to go back there, but perhaps not in 2020!!!! Keeping the overseas flavour, here are four shots of Banjar, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2020!

A Happy New Year to you all!  I hope that it’s a good one and plenty of modelling gets done.  I will try and do a little more modelling this year.  With retirement this should be possible, but there seem … Continue reading

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Riding the L

I am still processing my Ally Pally photos, so I’ll be blogging those from next time. For today, here’s 80 minutes of travel on the Chicago interurbans.  Useful for USA prototype modellers as it shows the backs of properties backing … Continue reading

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Loop the loop?

From the prototype for everything department.  How about a yard inside a reversing loop, including an engine shed and turntable.  Try Danbury, Connecticut, where there is a full loop at the end of the commuter services from New York.  Lines … Continue reading

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Another prospective club member?

He’s obviously been playing trains with the ESNG members…… Indian minister posts speeded-up footage of new fast train Video of Vande Bharat Express posted by Piyush Goyal was doctored to twice real speed. India’s railways minister has been mocked for … Continue reading

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Just what you need for your layout

From a forum a long, long, way away….. Might slow down those who don’t understand ‘fingerpoken’ or ‘12,000,000 microvolts’?

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Model this…… if you dare!

Spotted on NGF this week, as the Polar Vortex hits the USA (the other great headline was ‘Alligators freeze in lake’). Polar vortex: Fire used to melt ice on Chicago train tracks Flames from gas-fed heaters are melting away snow … Continue reading

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