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A little live steam

Before returning to Germany, a little live steam.  Thanks to Brian’s tip-off, I was on the local railway bridge to see Tangmere climb out of Redhill and head for Tonbridge.  A wonderful Bulleid exhaust beat as it came up the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1060

A couple of micro layouts for starters. A Rob Chant 8’x4′ plan, that could be 4’x2′ in N.  Nothing special in this design in one sense, but interestingly designed for operation.  Note that reverse track (1E to 6B) that allows … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1059

My covid seems to have degenerated to just a heavy cold, so I’m optimistic!  And I’m well enough to get some modelling done.  But today’s blog will be a simple selection of photos requiring little effort from my poor old … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1058

A few more links to peruse…. Who will be the first person to model this?  Looks like the end result of an ESNG running night to me. Another view of Morden (just behind the old milk depot.) Jago Hazzard is … Continue reading

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Morden Milk

These photos are just crying out to be modelled! The Express Dairy depot as South Morden was perhaps the largest and most modern in the country, but was short lived. Built after WW2, the site is now covered by an … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1057

Some pictures today…. Railway posters ain’t what they used to be….. But other advertising was a little more basic…. An Albion Nimbus outside Southampton Central station…. Staying with the station theme…. Redhill with blue-grey EMUs but semaphore signals… Seaton Junction … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1056 – Another ESNG edition!

Another post of ESNG members activities. Stefan mailed me in response to the newsletter….. Also in tribute to the Queen, you’ll find her in front of my “British Shop” at “Stefanstor” station Nicely done, though she seems to have escaped … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1055 – ESNG edition!

A few random pictures culled from the ESNG members…. Here we have Allan, hob-nobbing with the famous – I think Mr Kato qualifies as that.  Also in the photo are the Stuttgart N Club crowd who came across to TINGS.  From … Continue reading

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Beamish Museum

Dave recently sent me some pictures from his Beamish Museum trip earlier in the year.  Beamish is a well-known site in County Durham, that describes itself as the Living Museum of the North: Beamish is a world famous open air … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1054

Just for a change, a few things that caught my eye recently. Jago Hazzard looks at Borough Road – a very closed station close to my old London stamping grounds… Something for our ESNG members to emulate. (Note it’s a … Continue reading

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