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Fairlight – dead and gone

There’s a gap in the shelves in the shed where Fairlight (Mk I) used to be. I didn’t decide directly to get rid of it, rather a chance event has led to its demise. I’ve come to realise over the … Continue reading

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Roco vs Hunslet

This evening I took the plunge and dismantled my gorgeous Roco Heeresfeldbahn loco with a view to seeing how much I might need to butcher modify it to fit on the Parkside body kit for the Welshpool & Llanfair’s Hunslet … Continue reading

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Geography homework

As part of my planning to (hopefully) make Fairlight look like a convincing preserved railway I’ve been putting some thought into where the line might have run, had it actually existed. By getting a feel for the length and age … Continue reading

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Fairlight – it lives yet

Although it somehow doesn’t seem like that long, it was actually January 2007 when I last wrote a post about my 009 layout Fairlight – theoretically the subject of this blog. Since then I’ve been side-tracked by other projects (including … Continue reading

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Today I took the opportunity to bring the station end of Fairlight in from the shed with the hope of getting some of the scenery foundations built up. The platform is a couple of extra layers of cork tile, the … Continue reading

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