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Ge Rik
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About two thirds of the way through bashing an LGB Otto into something resembling the Black Hawthorn "Kettering Furnaces No.3". Installed the electrics at the weekend and so gave her a test run (or three .....).
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Progress Report 69
In the past month there have been a few developments on the railway and I have undertaken several maintenance jobs. In terms of landscaping and the permanent way, I needed to repair and remodel the stream where it runs between the mill siding and the main l...

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How I revamped part of the stream
Since 2012 (see Progress Report 41 ), I have been planning to add a watermill beside the stream on the approach to Peckforton Station so a watermill can be added (see also How I constructed the mill siding ). It's one of those jobs which I have been putting...

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Progress Report 5
Well, as you can see, it's been quite a while since I posted my previous Progress Report - over three years. I have been making visits to railway in that period but they have been less frequent. Partly, this is because the railways which I have yet to visit...

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How I made a coaling stage
Since I first started running trains on my railway around ten years ago, my locos have primarily been steam outline. I am ashamed to say that, in all that time, the entire railway has been without a means of coaling and watering locomotives. That has now ch...
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