Category Archives: 2′ 6″ gauge

The switch

In the grand scheme of things I suppose this is a fairly mundane photo. However, it has acted as a bit of a catalyst. In it, I see the advantage of switching to 7mm scale, how adding that detail around … Continue reading

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Where nothing ever happens

Between trains at Castle Caereinion station on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway you could be mistaken for thinking that time has come to a standstill. Fortunately, for many of us in narrow gauge land, that’s just the way we … Continue reading

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Irons and fires

Perhaps surprisingly, there has been a reasonable amount of progress since my last modelling update, although typically not all the same direction! Following a small flurry of retail therapy at Narrow Gauge South West I have built a couple of … Continue reading

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The slippery slope to 7mm scale

It’s happening again! Seems like every time I get back on track with my OO9 modelling, 1:43 scale sends another temptation. Here is a test build of the new Dorset Kits 7mm Welshpool & Llanfair Earl / Countess, which is … Continue reading

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End of a line?

I visited the Sittingbourne & Kemsley Light Railway last Sunday, on what might have been their last weekend of regular operation. Unless their landlord has a change of heart, the railway will be forced to shut down after January 2009. … Continue reading

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