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A little side trip

I’ve still got to post pictures from the Dawes Brothers’ trip to the Isle of Man, with lots of steam, electric and horse power.  But for now, here are a few shots from Allan of a trip to Winchester. Class … Continue reading

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Allan on the ACE

We return today with more pictures of Allan’s retirement trip to Exeter and back on the Atlantic Coast Express, behind Clan Line. At the head of the train…. They do let some dodgy people onto trains these days! Moral support, … Continue reading

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Strange white stuff

As we beat temperature records here in the UK, Allan dropped by with pictures of his recent explorations.  And a few extra ones from his holiday in Switzerland in March.  I thought a glimpse of snow would be appreciated….. The … Continue reading

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Crash!

Too hot to blog today!  To hot for almost anything requiring mental effort.  So just the crash of the day.  A very early Lehigh Valley switcher (from the livery) misses the turntable.  Please don’t try this at home, gentle readers.  … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1053

Still hoping to get some more of Allan’s pictures of the Lowestoft Transport Museum and the North Norfolk Railway.  And it’s been too hot for much modelling in the loft roof room.   But for today, some old Southern station and … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1052

A few more oddities and inspirations…. Jago Hazzard on the end of the London trams… And on somewhere I know well – Camberwell Station.  We live just up the road from this site… And on the Tower of London.  I … Continue reading

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Steam hauled to Exeter

Hopefully, modelling posts will recommence next time.  But for today, we celebrate an auspicious occasion!  Not Mr Dawes appearing at a Wednesday ESNG meeting, but his retirement trip to Exeter and back behind Clan Line. Both me and Ron had … Continue reading

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It’s my turn now – 2!

No ESNG meeting photos today, as photos of the AGM would be pretty boring.  Basically, it happened, the committee was re-elected by default. and we socialised.  We did have a nice birthday cake to celebrate the 25th AGM of the club. … Continue reading

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It’s my turn now – 1!

After Ron’s epic travels, our holiday was less spectacular.  However, a week in Swanage did include a very pleasant day on the Swanage Railway.  The Swanage branch is the archtypal large branch line – a single track line that saw … Continue reading

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Searching for a Strudel #PS

And a few extras from Ron’s journey home.  Still to come, my trip on the Swanage Railway, and Allan and Ron behind Clan Line to Exeter. As it had stopped raining after dinner I made a quick trip to the … Continue reading

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