Category Archives: copyright

Essential Witness and Transition

Essential Witness and Transition are two books that do that rare thing of capturing the railway in an engaging and artistic way. Each book contains the work of one photographer, Jim Shaughnessy for Essential Witness, and Colin Gifford for Transition. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 3D printing (Coast Line Models)

     https://www.coastlinemodels.co.uk

Posted in 2016, 3d, 3d printing, blog, brassmasters, copyright, DCC, dcc sound, Exhibition, finescale, Great Western, HO, hobbies, Hornby, Industrial, Inspiration, Kalmbach, Layout, life, media, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, Narrow Gauge, Nevard, O Gauge, o scale, OO Gauge | 7 Comments

3D Developments

Of late I’ve been fortunate to see some of the really excellent 3D printing developments that are coming into the hobby. This weekend a PO wagon belonging to the Abdon Clee Stone Quarries on the Cleobury Mortimer & Ditton Priors Light … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday, Dapol’s 08

Posted in 2016, Branch Line, British Rail, Canon G10, copyright, dapol, DCC, dcc sound, Eastern Region, Exhibition, finescale, flying scotsman, Great Western, hobbies, Hornby, Inspiration, Kalmbach, Layout, LMS, LNER, media, Midland Region, Model Railroad, Model Railway, Model Railway Journal, modeling, Modelling, Modelu, Nevard, O Gauge, o scale, Oxford rail, Rapido Trains, review, Scottish Region, Southern, Southern Region, toy fair, toy train, Toy trains, toytrainset, train set, trainset, Uncategorized, Western Region | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Independence Day

Firstly to all my American readers, have a good Independence Day. I find it genuinely warming to see the way the US, and other countries for that matter, embraces and celebrates its history and culture. But what might independence day … Continue reading

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Hold The Front Page! Read All About It!

Bob Barlow of http://www.greystarpublications.com/ last week launched a new entry into the  UK magazine market, Finescale Railway Modelling Review, http://www.greystarpublications.com/fsr/  the first of which is seen above. This will be a welcome addition to the mag market place, MRJ readers … Continue reading

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New! 1st Hornby King image online!

Link to first royalty free image of Hornby King! http://norvenmunky.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/hornby-king/

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Lettuce Page ….

It’s been a spectacularly daft couple of weeks in the compact and bijou world of toy trains. My good friend Andy Cooper remarked on this in his own style here http://newheymodelrailway.  Andy’s take on this is interesting as he looks … Continue reading

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We Can Be Hero’s

Hero’s in toy trains? Well here’s two of them. A GoPro hero, and a Bachmann 08. GoPro cameras are well known for their build quality, functionality, compact size, robustness, and last but not least image quality. The second hero here … Continue reading

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Warley & The Digital Backscene

This weekend is the final show for the layout, and we are stand B50 at the NEC Warley show. One of the main features of the layout is the backscene, which is a digital print. It is one of the … Continue reading

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