Wheelwright for Pendon….
The latest addition to the tool kit is this 3D printer. Priced at just over £200 it was difficult to resist. It will be used by my daughter who’s interested in design and, of course, by me. As a quick test of the printer we printed this diesel loco designed by Tom Bell from files…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/05/03/this-could-be-a-distraction/
Busy couple of days, and didn’t get around to blogging – I did something useful instead! Thursday’s ESNG meeting didn’t really happen. Our hall had become a polling station, so we moved into the church itself (of similar size) to meet. By 7:30 there were just the three of us, and by 7:45 that had…
— Read on esngblog.com/2019/05/04/esng-meeting-2-may-2019/
— Read on www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/pg/100/Newsletter-Current
Turning to the main hall
Herstmonceux – Last outing ☹️ OO
Fintonagh – O 16.5 NG
Vale of Oxbury – N
St George’s Dock – O
Wolfe Low – O
Garreg Wen- OO9
Wittenden – O 16.5
Little Aller Junction – N
A good show despite there being no 3mm but for 2020 Lakebank will be appearing 😊
Mr P and I visited the Epsom Show yesterday meeting some of our 3 mill group along the way.
The Epsom Show is one of the must go to exhibitions of the year and this year was no exception.
Frecclesham – SR O gauge
Dent – OO
South Snowdon c/w dragon 🐉- 8mm
Arun Quay – O
Minories – P4
More photos in pt2.
On Saturday the Cambridge Model Railway Club held their exhibition. There were lots of layouts and an excellent selection of traders. Best of all it is only six minutes from my house by bike, most of that on cycle paths. How nice to cycle to a model railaway exhibition! It gave me a good excuse…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/04/10/cambridge-model-railway-club-exhibition-2019/
The latest books hot of the press from my good friends at the Irwell Press are firstly two new publications in the excellent hardback “Book of the” series to cover the Southen Railway Moguls. The two volumes cover the initially ex South Eastern and Chatham and later Southern Railway, Richard Maunsell designed and produced 2-6-0…
— Read on grahammuz.com/2019/04/13/new-moguls-the-book-of-the-from-the-irwell-press-join-the-q/
Retailer Rails of Sheffiled have announced a new model in their planned range of exclusive models. Working in partnership with Dapol they have announced an 00 model of the ex South Eastern and Chatham Railway (SECR) 16ft Covered Goods wagon (box van) to Diagram 1424. 110 of these wagons were between 1904 and 1908, to an…
— Read on grahammuz.com/2019/04/20/rails-of-sheffield-announce-the-production-of-ex-secr-diagram-1424-8-10-ton-covered-goods-wagon-in-00/
From Cha(I)rman Allan on Sunday…. Just had a nice train journey from Riddlesdown to Sheffield Park. We were lucky to see Mallard there. But could not get a ride behind him……. Lol Come on! If I made a joke like that I’d have to duck….. However, I replied…. That’s strange – we’ve been to…
— Read on esngblog.com/2019/04/23/bluebells/