Monthly Archives: February 2013

The First Tranche, Pt 2.

Two more wagons have emerged into the sunlight as winter starts it’s transition into spring in the Border Lands. First up is a 13 ton Medfit, built from a Parkside kit and intended for engineers’ use. In reality the Medfits … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

            A few years back I bought a kit-built loco from a gent I know with the intention of bringing it up to more current standards. This model an ex-Caledonian 72 Class 4-4-0 was built … Continue reading

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The First Tranche

The first three wagons are now as good as ready for service. I thought I’d photograph them before spoiling them with Kadees’😉 I actually decided to have a bit of extra fun with the Vanwide and she has additionally been … Continue reading

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For Sale

I have for sale a rather nice station building with separate toilet block which is now surplus to requirements. It was built from a Townstreet kit and painted by its previous owner, Larry Goddard and it bears both his signature … Continue reading

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Odds and Sods.

Having had a couple of days off I’ve been tinkering in the workshop, mainly on the wagons. There’s a bit of a story behind some of them but I’ll spare the details to protect my friend’s dignity although I suspect … Continue reading

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Wagon Interlude

Since I’ve been about fourteen, I’ve enjoyed building wagon kits and when the opportunity came to swap some items with a friend of mine, it was too good to pass up. As a result, a large number of half built … Continue reading

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Gresley Butchery

One thing I’ve become somewhat over-interested in of late is more accurate coach formations and I’m also increasingly aware of the limitations of off the shelf products in this respect. Stopping passenger trains on the Waverley were largely composed of … Continue reading

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