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John Ireland
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Jinty Progress and the new Test Track
With moving house there's been little time for modelling, however I have been getting some done - firstly my Jinty conversion, using the association conversion for the current Farish model, is progressing nicely - indeed all it needs now is painting, renumb...

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Sticking Down the Buffer Stops
An extra visit to Aire Valle y
RMC m eant I could s o rt out the various items sto red under the layout and also , after preparing the g oods yard area for them on a previous visit, st ick down t he buffer stops for the good yard and Brookes sidings .  The...

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The Single Slip Saga... Part III at last!
Now that Lightcliffe is installed at the new Aire Valle y RMC premises, we can start work again - and first on the list is my old adversary the Single Slip that is at the Bradford end of Brookes Sidings. This is the layout, all set up a nd with enough of th...

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The Ale Van Cometh
For some reason I've found an impetus to get going on some wagon projects that have long been in gestation. Firstly, we have the aforementioned Ale Van - in this case a van seen in Don Rowland's book 'British Railways Wagons' which is a BR Meat van converte...

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Remembering Steve Sykes
I've recently he ard of the sad pa ssing of Steve Sykes , who was a group member until he moved away from the area some years ago . Steve 's fort e was in scratchbuilding w agons, particularly of pre-g rouping prototypes and he was often seen on the 2mm ass...

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New Year - New Venue - New Legs?
Well, for 2016 the Pennine Are a Gr oup has now moved to a new venue, still in Keig hley but now at the Aire Valley Railway Modellers   - a new group , initially specialising in the smaller gau ges, that was formed out of former members of Keighley MRC . Th...

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February Meeting (and a few other bits)
Here's a few more pictures of the David's station building and Alan's bridges in situ on the layout. Firstly, the station - Secondly, Alan's bridge at the Halifax end, now painted by David - Finally on the test track my EWS 37 has been joined by a Class 66!...

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More scenic developments
Following on from David's post yesterday, here's a few photos taken at the meeting on Saturday showing some of the scenic work which is currently afoot.   Firstly, Alan Pollock has built the bridge at the Halifax end of the layout - This will form part of a...

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Scenic Developments and The September Meeting
At the August Meeting, there were some new developments on the scenic front. Firstly, here's David Varley's station building in situ on the layout....     Alan Pollock has also been at work on the tunnel entrance at the Bradford end of the layout - As you c...

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The Single Slip Sage Part II and meetings for June
Last time we left the single slip glued in place and wieghted down by some 'Heavy Things' - so after a few weeks of drying, this is how it looked...   After making sure none of the 'works' were gummed up,we were able to make sure that the blades moved and s...
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