Monthly Archives: December 2013

Milepost 100

This post is my 100th on the blog and in all probability, the last of 2013; a year I’m frankly happy to see the back of for various personal reasons and I hope that I can leave that baggage behind … Continue reading

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Jumbo victory!

I am pleased to report the final completion of Jumbo 57375 as she is now known. All the major work is now complete. Coupling links and loco-tender coupling await but she is otherwise complete at last. It’s been a long, … Continue reading

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Iain Mac’s art raises it’s profile.

You can now follow Iain’s works in progress on Facebook by following the link below.

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Jumbo nears the finish line.

Structural work is largely complete on the Jumbo now and attention turns to the cosmetic. The last two evenings have been spent applying Archers rivets in the approximate arrangement seen on these machines. The vac pipes have been fitted and … Continue reading

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Iain MacIntosh Artwork. First releases coming soon.

Iain’s artwork will need no introduction to those of you who regularly follow the blog but finally, the first limited edition prints will be available in the new year. I’ll let Iain do the rest of the talking on this … Continue reading

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Service Announcement.

Folks. Sorry it’s been a bit quiet here this week but it’s simply that time of year. I don’t really get on with midwinter, especially when the wind’s blowing gloom and wet from the south west. Between that and the … Continue reading

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You’ve seen the model, now meet the real(ish) thing.

Hot on the heels of the 1/76 Bachmann model comes the 10000 group with their on-going quest to build a full size operational replica of this pioneering British diesel loco. The project is progressing well and I genuinely do wish … Continue reading

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