Most of us are familiar with Old Wives Tales, traditional pearls of wisdom from sources lost through the ages but seemingly tapping into an eternal truth that is only revealed to older married women whose only qualification is a lifetime of experience. They cover all areas of life but not least the weather. Despite being […]
The Anglo American Connection. Historical background When selecting Hawkhurst Station as a suitable prototype for a layout I was looking for a compact site with a good range of facilities that could provide for an interesting and varied operation. My first article dealt with the construction of cattle wagon kits to service the cattle dock. […]
A Tale of Three Cattle Wagons By Ray Blanchard Click on the images to see the full sized pictures. For those not familiar, I have a 4mm layout of Hawkhurst which was commenced in 1986 and exhibited at quite a few exhibitions until around twelve years ago, then due to a series of clubroom changes […]
When you think October is a long way away now at the end of July!
Still lots to do. The Pickering Railcar is now motorised but need to sort out the weight issue.
Good news on the Terrier, I now have a working runnable chassis!
So next to the painting and finishing stage, need to research which one it needs to be.
Today took delivery of a LB&SC 54′ brake coach built for me by Andrew Barnes. An excellent model it is too and my grateful thanks go to Andrew for the time he has put it to building it for me.
That’s all for now.