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Potpourri #1009

These pictures popped up on my Facebook feed.  They are full of fascinating detail, from the 1930’s – 1950’s, I guess.  They aren’t attributed, so apologies, as ever, if I have posted something with a copyright attached. The first is … Continue reading

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Christmas modelling idea

A happy and blessed Christmas to you all.  May the coming year be far, far, better than 2020 turned out to be! And here’s a little something to build over the holiday…. Or this? And here you are just before … Continue reading

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Taking a few days off….

In tier 4, wondering what tier 5 would be like!  I’ll be taking a few days off from blogging over Christmas.  Short of ideas, but that pile of plywood in the loft is still calling. Please note, in 2040, there … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1008

No, I’m not starting to model French metre gauge lines….  But these three books couldn’t be resisted €12 each.  Full of lovely pictures, including those very French railcars.  Makes the average ‘Pacer’ look like a Rolls Royce…. Modelling postponed yet … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1007

Picking up on some odds and ends from the club….. I finished the last post with a shout-out for the Magic Roundabout.  Phil promptly emailed me….. The Magic Roundabout! Oh, my goodness, me! I was in love with Florence! Phil. … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1006

FineTrax parcel should arrive today.  In the meantime, here are a few inspiring photographs.  As ever, apologies if I have missed the copyright on these. West Croydon station in Southern Railway days.  This station had an interesting layout, and pre-grouping … Continue reading

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Vaccines are coming!

Exactly…..  With most of us, they’d be bored out of their minds…..

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The clergy and railways

This came up on an RMWeb thread.  I recall seeing Teddy Boston’s layout in the Model Railway News back in the 1960’s.  It’s a very respectable bit of modelling for that era, and he also build a delightful model of … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1005

A sign for the times?  I’ve been throwing things out, and I expect that I’ll need them next week….. London Bridge  lines in the 1930’s.  An inspirational shot….. An interesting branch terminus on the Reading, NE USA.  The baseboard shape … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1004

Brian has been out train hunting again: Thought I’d try capturing an RHTT locally, on it’s extended tour of the south east today. First time I’d been out with my camera for a while, and went to Horley station. Thankfully … Continue reading

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