Category Archives: Heritage Operations

77021 Loco Group update

Just a quick heads-up to bring attention to latest developments with new build 77021. The outer section of the smokebox door has been completed and a mock up of the locomotive’s ‘face’ has been arranged as shown above. The group … 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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Full size scratch-building.

Regular followers will know of my involvement with the 77021 Loco Group. Since our modest beginnings just four short months ago, we’ve been starting on the way to having our first parts produced. Here you can see the first fruit’s … Continue reading

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Variety week.

I’ve had a very varied and interesting week for very many reasons. Last Sunday, I visited Expo EM north with Jamie, my regular accomplice in such expo ‘raids’! Held in Manchester this year instead of the traditional recent venue at … Continue reading

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77021 Loco Group

http://www.77021.org/pictures.php A brief introduction to an embryonic group in which I’m involved. You will probably already be aware that despite several BR Standard steam designs having been saved from the slaughter of the 1960s, there were some gaps in the … Continue reading

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