Monthly Archives: April 2014

The New Mobility

An early birthday present arrived this week in the form of a Proxxon Micromot 50EF drilling and milling machine and associated power pack. It’s been augmented by this MB140 drill press and KT70 compound table. Used freehand last night with … Continue reading

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Broomloan Yard: The fag packet sketch

Finally, I could no longer avoid the elephant in the room (no cheap Jumbo related gags, please) and decided it was time that I tried to bring some substance to the Broomloan Yard project. First thing I’ve done was to … Continue reading

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Been a bit quiet here of late…

…but I’ll be putting that right over the next few days. I’ve been busy attending shows and group meets but mostly preparing models for others. This is essentially to clear the decks in preparation for my first tentative efforts in … Continue reading

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Rockvilla Goods – OO gauge.

A reblog of Nigel Burkin’s post about a visit to a layout with which Broomloan Yard may well share characteristics; Joe Loftus’s excellent Rockvilla Goods. Please follow Joe’s blog as he has excellent material and links on there!

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Iain MacIntosh – ‘Milepost 72 1/4’

I’m not sure how the image will reproduce here but once again, Iain has been waving his magic pencils to create this impressive image of St Margarets-based A3, No60100 Spearmint powering northwards out of Newcastleton past Sandholm on a Kingmoor-Millerhill … Continue reading

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Incremental Improvements

Originally posted on Kirkmellington – a journey into EM:
Kirkmellington is all set up and running for the 50th Rochdale MRG exhibition this weekend. We have a few improvements for this show: The new photo backscene has been installed and…

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Iain MacIntosh – Over the Border.

Mac has added another amazing drawing to his burgeoning portfolio today. This time we have a low level view of The Waverley express speeding south through Kershopefoot Station, having just crossed the border, circa 1963. Not the most heavily photographed … Continue reading

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