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James Finister
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If you can't take anything nice...
I always try and be positive about model railway shows, and attitude that I find helps a lot. But today I returned from a show feeling, well, disappointed. Even my wife was surprised at how little time I spent there. It was a local show that I've always enj...
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Further Progress
A lousy photo, but a quick snap to show progress on my "quick" Barclay well tank build. Whistle and clack valves should be finished tonight, along with rear frame extensions. I was originally going to keep it in black, but I think it will end up in green.
Further Progress
Further Progress
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Progress
Progress
Progress
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees
Rails Round the Rectory might be a micro layout, but it still required seven trees to form both the wooded end of the layout and to balance that out visually at the graveyard end. In the past, the few trees I've made have been knarled and sparse Welsh hills...
Seeing the Wood for the Trees
Seeing the Wood for the Trees
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An Irish Interlude
"So what is his latest excuse for lack of progress on Rails Round The Rectory and The Eaugate Light Railway?" Well, apart from the mysterious appearance of even more chickens in the garden, and a major reorganisation at work, the biggest non-modelling reaso...
An Irish Interlude
An Irish Interlude
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Progress in the Rectory garden
Progress in the Rectory garden
Progress in the Rectory garden
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A Prelude to an Irish InterludeC
CIE 071 class EMD JT22CW series diesel-electric 073 waits patiently at Westport Station whilst pit props are loaded. Behind it is the remaining spur of the line to Westport Quay
A Prelude to an Irish InterludeC
A Prelude to an Irish InterludeC
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A Motor Racing Diversion
A Motor Racing Diversion
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A Motor Racing Diversion
What better way of evoking the past than spending a Sunday basking in the sun at a circuit that evokes the glory years of British motor racing, like Cadwell Park . We had a great day watching the VSCC meet last Sunday. Hre you see a typical member of what s...
A Motor Racing Diversion
A Motor Racing Diversion
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Delays
Rails Round The Rectory is theoretically a week away from completion, but life keeps intervening. I finally bit the bullet and bought a new computer. My old one had a decent enough basic specification on paper, but the build quality was pretty bad which in ...
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