Monthly Archives: February 2014

Shaking the bucket

Being confronted with some expensive car repairs has forced a reassessment of my modelling priorities and I’ve decided that all equipment that is not directly of use on Broomloan Yard or Culreoch is going. Below is the first wave of … Continue reading

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Bogie Plate wagon

Last night, after an enjoyable day up at the SECC in Glasgow, I got home and after tea, started work on one of my recently-acquired Cambrian BR Boplate E plate wagons. Cambrian are good at covering the more niche end … Continue reading

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The Devil in the details.

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Introducing Broomloan Yard

You may have noted I’ve made mention of a project I’m thinking about lately, so finally I’m going to bring my ideas out into the open and tell you a bit about the Broomloan Yard concept. (Photo courtesy of Urban … Continue reading

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More 782 details

This afternoon I’ve been adding more detail to the 782 in the form of lubricators, fabricated from plastic rod and fuse wire. Additionally, I’ve produced false ends for the axles to mask the Markits axle nuts. One other refinement I … Continue reading

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through a glass, divinely (stained glass at railway stations)

Originally posted on The Beauty of Transport:
Stained glass is an art form which has been around for well over a thousand years. Initially brought to public attention through its use in religious buildings (when such institutions were practically the…

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Detailing the 782

The last few nights I’ve been adding the details to the 782 tank and she now has the handrails added. Please try to ignore the state of the continuous smokebox handrail. It’s truly appalling – I always struggle with forming … Continue reading

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