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Wordless Wednesday (Parkside, Shades of Grey)

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Inspiration #2, and Authenticity from Warley

From the earlier post from-warley you could almost think I’ve gone all Southern returning to my roots and all that stuff! Well fear not, the Forest of Dean is still very much in my thoughts regarding a larger multi location … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday, better late than never …

A few weeks ago on a Thursday, I wrote about using double sided tape to hold down or rather ‘up’ Tortoise point motors. albionyard-back-on-track/ Well all went well overnight, or part of it. In the morning I arrived to find … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday, its all over now …

Well a couple of years ago I wrote that it’s all over now, Albion Yard doing its final show at Warley 2013, or that was the plan. https://albionyard.wordpress.com/2013/11/29/its-all-over-now/ However one show which I’d been asked to do but never managed … Continue reading

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Oxford Seven

This week I’ve been modifying some of the Oxford Rail seven plank wagons. Whilst not perfect they are a good starting point for me to do British Rail era wagons towards the end of their lives. As a quick list … Continue reading

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Nine, is the magic number!

Nine, is the magic number! That’s what the layout has taught me this week. This is because I’m still working out what I want from a bigger multi location scheme, version 1, seen below. Since this early draft (not to scale), … Continue reading

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Forest of Dean Lines Book review

Forest of Dean Lines & the Severn Bridge Price £30.00 ISBN 13: 9781899889 98 3  http://lightmoor.co.uk   This is Volume 2 of British Railway History in Colour from Lightmoor Press. Volume 1 dealt with the Wye Valley lines and north … Continue reading

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