Monthly Archives: March 2015

Originally posted on biggarideas:
The South of Scotland is big, beautiful and it’s dying, or at least it’s age profile suggests that it’s heading that way. Borderlands – Our Future a report on issues facing the South of Scotland (defined…

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Cambrian BR Diagram 1/472 Bolster D

Back in January I made a start on the superstructure of the kit and then went on to concentrate on the Bogie Bolster E. Remember that? Anyway, I decided to crack on with the Bobol D tonight and she has … Continue reading

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Track weekend 20-22nd of March (Friday)

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Re-blogged from the WRHA. The guys at Whitrope were very busy with work on the crossover; a project that has been ongoing for many years and now approaching completion. First steps are also underway to provide Whitrope with its first … Continue reading

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the full XP (British Railways’ corporate identity 1964-1986, part 1)

A well considered and interesting treatise on what’s now held up as one of the true classic applications of corporate industrial design. the full XP (British Railways' corporate identity 1964-1986, part 1).

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ALB-008; The Inglourious Westerns…

Originally posted on Alba Weathering and Effects:
ALB-008 has now passed into the hands of its owner. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time or optimum conditions to photograph the loco, D1075 Western Glory, but the owner wanted a careworn and somewhat…

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ALB-007 Licensed to Thrill?

Originally posted on Alba Weathering and Effects:
Well, I certainly hope it’s owner is thrilled with the new look I’ve given his model. This is a 7mm scale Black Five, representing number 44795, formerly of Kingmoor shed in Carlisle. Although…

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From the Province of the Cat #36 – The Readiness Is All

A thoughtful and inspiring piece on the denial of the youth vote in the forthcoming GE. Worth a read regardless of your standpoint.

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