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1 Jul 2017

July 2017 – A Turbine Loco

2017-06-21T17:12:03+00:00July 1st, 2017|Model of the Month|Comments Off on July 2017 – A Turbine Loco

By Les Breame I will admit straight away, with no conscience , that I am a toy steam boating chap principally! Had circumstances been different forty years ago I might have ended up a steam loco chap instead. But there you are, I make boats and not trains… except for this experimental turbine piece, built [...]

1 Jun 2017

June 2017 – Parracombe Halt

2017-06-01T20:07:35+00:00June 1st, 2017|Model of the Month|2 Comments

By John Ely Our holiday last year was situated near the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, and it was fascinating to see what has become of the buildings along the line. Although Parracombe was the only reasonable conurbation along the line, it only ever had a halt. It was well photographed because it was a regular [...]

1 May 2017

May 2017 – Talyllyn coach 4

2017-04-30T16:41:28+00:00May 1st, 2017|Model of the Month|2 Comments

By Graham Speechley Talyllyn coach No. 4 was built from a "Perfect World" kit during winter 2016/17. Basically the kit comprises the ends, lower sides, bottom, roof, and several bags of precision cut hardwood sticks, all carefully numbered. Waterproof PVA was used throughout, except for fixing the glazing where liquid poly glue was used. [...]