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Dunbracken

One of the highlights of ExpoNG 2009, and a deserved winner of the Reiner Hendriksen Trophy, was Tom Dauben’s Dunbracken. A small Scottish harbour in OO9, with its foundations on an ironing board, the layout only measures 4′ x 10″ … Continue reading

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Cuckoo Lane Anglicisation Works

I started, but never finished, an entry to the annual ExpoNG modelling challenge in 2008, so I thought that this year I really had to make the effort. The theme was to portray a servicing facility for narrow gauge locos … Continue reading

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ExpoNG 2009 – loco parade

One of the best things about ExpoNG (and other narrow gauge shows) is that it’s not just about the layouts. People tend to bring odd bits and pieces they’ve been working on for display cases, or just to show friends. … Continue reading

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ExpoNG 2009 – the Dave Brewer Memorial Challenge

The modelling challenge is an annual occurrence at ExpoNG, for 2009 it was named the Dave Brewer Memorial Challenge in tribute to the late chairman of the G&DNGRS. The theme of the challenge was to create a servicing facility for … Continue reading

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ExpoNG 2009 – the layouts

Another year, another ExpoNG. And although the selection of layouts was maybe slightly lower in profile than 2008, in no way did the show disappoint. Something the photos never really capture is the social aspect, it’s one of the few … Continue reading

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