BWS Update 9: A long time coming!
It was my birthday recently and my present was this book on the narrow gauge system in the Crewe railway works. It’s a really enjoyable book. The history is well written and the photos are very interesting, particularly the superb images of the interior of the iron foundry. Plus the Ramsbottom locos are irresistable. I…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/02/14/crewe-works-narrow-gauge/
Wordless Wednesday: Layout Update To Follow
Popped into St George’s Hall in my way home from work and spent an enjoyable hour or two at their Open Day, even got collared as Shunter for their O gauge layout!
The OO test track was up and running along with vintage Hornby Dublo 3 Rail and a rather nice N gauge
Thanks go to the guys at B&WW for an Very hands on Open day.
Sleeping on the job
A Post to introduce you to my ‘OO’ Exhibition Layout, Norwood Road.
— Read on sjpmodels.wordpress.com/2017/10/29/an-introduction-to-norwood-road/
Sound fitted DCC controlled locomotives are being more and more popular, effective and cheaper, especially since the introduction of cheaper sounds chips such as the Hornby TTS range of sound fitted decoders. However whilst the sounds of the locomotive themselves are achieved with a few add on sounds such as doors closing and guards whistles,…
— Read on grahammuz.com/2019/02/17/sounds-that-cant-be-made-or-they-can-on-canute-road-quay-and-risex-23-02-19/
To hide the access to the fiddle yard on Thomas and Sons I decided to add an entrance gate in the narrow gap between two buildings. LCut make a warehouse gate wall panel. I cut this to the appropriate size and I added some gates made of card (also from LCut). I still need to…
— Read on 009adventure.blog/2019/02/17/yard-entrance/
The Cha(I)rman spent the weekend in Bournemouth helping Richard ‘Ollie’ Oliver with his Bournemouth Corporation bus display. Allan writes: Just got back from a weekend at the Bournemouth Model Railway Exhibition. I was there helping (or I think I was) Richard with his display of Bournemouth Corporation Transport. As its 50 years since there last…
— Read on esngblog.com/2019/02/12/bournemouth-exhibition-2019-1/