Tag Archives: railroad

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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Happy New Year 2019!

A Happy New Year to you all!  I hope that it’s a good one and plenty of modelling gets done.  I try not to make resolutions, as they invariably fail, but I do intend to complete a few of the … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley coaches

A few weeks ago, Simon emailed me…. Did you see that they now have Lehigh Valley? https://www.rapidotrains.com/n-osgood-bradley-coaches-2nd/ Simon I hadn’t seen this, but quickly rectified the situation and ordered one of each number.  I hadn’t really intended to buy more … Continue reading

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