Tag Archives: throwback thursday

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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Canadian Throwback Thursday 

A week ago, the view from the ‘office’. The office being a chair on a dock pontoon for a short break away from normal life. This is the Canadian ‘Near North’ a days drive directly north from Toronto. The benefits … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday

Remember this post? https://albionyard.wordpress.com/2015/11/28/dapol-08-in-7mm-scale/ No,  me neither, but two weeks ago there was a weighty arrival at the yard in the form of the newly released Dapol 08 in O Gauge.    I’m getting the opportunity to have a closer … 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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Throwback Thursday Flying Scotsman

This is a real throwback for me, I can remember as a kid my father taking me to see Flying Scotsman come through Welwyn North one cold frosty Saturday morning. Today after a long and controversial overhaul the locomotive is … Continue reading

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Pannier Throwback Thursday

This week I’ve had the opportunity to spend time servicing my brass 97XX. This is a Samhongsa RTR model from the mid 1980’s and are in the real (not ebay) sense of the word ‘rare’. Korean and Japanese brass models … Continue reading

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