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XTC Throwback Thursday

A few Thursdays back I posted this on the Albion Yard Facebook page which likely seemed bit left field even for regular readers of the blog, so why has it and other XTC references appeared? Well, earlier in the year … Continue reading

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Hornby Masterclass Peckett W4 R3427

Perhaps the phrase of the latter half of this year regarding a few ready to run locomotive releases has been ‘gamechanger’. Go back a couple of years or so and there’s no way you’d have thought that sobriquet could be … 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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Hornby Super Eight

For the 200th post here I think we’ll have a look at a good easy step into ‘Finescale’. ‘Finescale’ is an odd thing, its a bit like pornography, in that I’m not sure I can define it, but I know … 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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The Peninsula Club

Is that where he’s been, The Peninsula Club? Low cut dresses, heels and G&T’s by the bucket load. That’s enough about what I do at the weekend though. The Peninsula. In the UK a pretty rare piece of layout design, … Continue reading

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