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About the blog


This rambling blog is about building a simple layout in HO, the available space is rather small but the prototype was not built on the grand scale, most rural stations were merely a curved loop and a siding, which is easy to replicate.

Friday, 22 June 2018

Fame at last

Continental Modeller July 2018 - well over thirty years since the first appearance.


Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Fulgurex E1 test

A 40+ year old Fulgurex model is tested after DCC is installed, the task was challenging but the loco's mechanism is precision engineering. All axles are individually sprung running in phosphor bronze bearings.


The model is a E1 2-8-0 2085, one of two built by Baldwin for the K.Bay.Sts.B. and both were out of use by 1920.

Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Expos - out and about

Here we are in Didcot and Dortmund