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Potpourri #1051

Haven’t done one of these for a while….. Some interesting information on the French move to electric railways.  I apologise for the commentator’s accent.  The BBC has a lot to answer for…. The end of the London trams.  This time … Continue reading

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Clan Line again

Simon kindly sent me some more pictures of Clan Line…. Bumped into Clan Line at Victoria this afternoon. Such a beautiful engine, and perfectly turned out. And Brian caught the train going through Godstone.

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The Elizabeth line is open!

One wonders whether it’s called that as it almost took as long to build as our monarch has reigned, or perhaps just because it’s as expensive as royalty?  Or course, most of us will know it as Crossrail… Ron was … Continue reading

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Commercial vehicle run #3

Last selection from the London to Brighton Rally.  We’ll start with some of my favourite vehicles, Morris Minors/1000’s.  These are all ‘modern’ ones, as the early ones had a split windscreen.  In the last picture, the Minor is lurking behind … Continue reading

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Commercial vehicle run #2

Next, we’ll start with some military vehicles. Pick of the army vehicles was this beautifully restored WW1 truck and gun. Next, emergency vehicles.  Fire….. I missed the Police – a Morris 1000 Panda Car sneaked by before I could catch … Continue reading

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Commercial vehicle run #1

Last Sunday, Maxine was isolating with covid, and I was also keeping out of the public eye. (Maxine is well on the mend, and surprisingly, I didn’t test positive).  I’d heard from Allan that the London to Brighton Commercial Vehicle … Continue reading

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An ancient bit of railway

Dave kindly sent me a write up and some pictures from a recent railway expedition.  Not for modelling though, as you’d probably need a working ‘N’ gauge horse.  Dave writes…. Causey Archway is the oldest surviving railway bridge in the … Continue reading

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Potpourri #1050

I’m almost able to start some modelling again.  The loft is well tidied and rearranged, helped by investment in some more Really Useful Boxes.  And here are a few pictures to stir the modelling juices. Starting with an interesting one.  … Continue reading

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Parking!

Just the one picture today – it’s enough of a modelling challenge for anyone. Parking in New York in the 1920’s.  What a great model this would make!!!!

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Potpourri #1049

Not much modelling done this week.  A couple of days were needed to recover from the show!  We understandably cancelled the Sunday club meeting the next day.  But the week has still flown by.  Tidying up loose ends, balancing the … Continue reading

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