Tag Archives: Steam

Model Railway scales

Left to Right: 16mm/ft (1:19) Baguley-Drewry Diesel loco (Accucraft) O Gauge (1:32) Ruston (Triang Big-train) OO Gauge (1:76.2) Duchess of Sutherland N Gauge (1:148) 0-6-0 Steam loco (Fleischmann ?) more detail here: https://www.wis.co.uk/andy/16mm/scale-and-gauge.html

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A visitor to my line

My brother came to visit. He brought a loco, and thus it became the first visiting loco on my line This is a Regner Konrad, kit-built loco. It’s a geared, oscillating-cylinder loco. The revering lever is on top of the … Continue reading

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Steam, at last

I finally got a steam train running in my garden. My wife took these photos A short while later, my wonderful wife used this photo (below) for my birthday card.

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Brambleton 1st June 2013

Live steam (16mm/ft) on one of the most extensive garden railway layouts in the South of England

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Indoor garden railway meet

I went along to a winter meeting of the West Hertfordshire group. It’s a bit of an oxymoron to call it an indoor meeting of a garden railway group, but that’s what it is. I can imagine the headlines already: … Continue reading

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New year train videos

Here are a couple of videos of the brand new “L&B” loco, named Lyd, now coal fired, on trial at Boston Lodge and Minffordd on the Ffestiniog railway. and in other news, this time-lapse video shows the replacement of an … Continue reading

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Train Photos

A round-up of other train photos on the internet… Some Swiss metre gauge pictures on Ron Fisher’s Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/train-pix/sets/72157627398038167/http://www.flickr.com/photos/train-pix/sets/72157627401283371/ I’ll be adding to this list as things come my way.

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Coffee Pot weekend at Leighton Buzzard

The weekend of 14th-15th May 2011 saw a festival of vertical boilered locomotives (coffee pots) at the Leighton Buzzard Railway See photos on www.flickr.com and a video: from Andy Sleigh Another video:

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