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Several years ago, I bought Ian Milroy’s little Kuritu, an N gauge Japanese tram layout, as he was retiring it from the exhibition circuit. I finally got space in the railway room for it, and having put it up, to … Continue reading
A quick post from Facebook Traction Modelling group – it deserves a wider audience. This slightly predated health and safety, I think! 1/2 inch scale (larger than Gauge 1) 110V (yes 110) overhead line power supply The loco is powered … Continue reading
Again trawling the Traction Facebook site. Volkmar Meier has some interesting 3D printed interurbans and streetcars on Shapeways. But here he looks at getting the trolleys to go round in ever decreasing circles…. Tomytec drivers, have you ever wondered about … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I posted a link to the little micro-layout of the Japanese Gakunan line. I’ve included the track layout and another picture below… I recently joined the Facebook ‘Traction Model Railroading’ group, that is full of inspiring … Continue reading
Recently, I came across this rather fine little trolley layout. Unfortunately, there are no sizes or track plan given. The plan is pretty obvious, though I’m not sure what happens around the back of the layout. As for size, it’s … Continue reading
Whilst we’re on holiday this week, I’ll repost the all-time top four posts on the blog. Still the most popular post is this one trolley layouts. If it’s so popular, why don’t we see more layouts??? Again we need a … Continue reading
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
No inspiration today – my brain resembles this incident on the Chicago elevated – or perhaps it is just an ESNG running night? Nice bit of Health and Safety, though, especially the hard hat….
I’ve found the modelling mojo on the low side recently – a mixture of Christmas busy-ness, cold weather, and too much NGSE exhibition planning I guess. However, I hope to have some workbench pictures to show soon – I’ve been … Continue reading