Category Archives: harrogate

New Park (Harrogate)

I’m doing a pretty bad impression of someone who doesn’t need to be building another layout. At the weekend’s get together I had enough of Harrogate working to be able to demonstrate it and talk about the concept and how … Continue reading

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Village hall, model railways, ice cream

A small gathering of (mostly) narrow gauge modellers on Saturday afternoon. Very well provided for with snacks, up to and including jelly and ice cream. Many thanks to those in charge for the invite. Hook Basin – 1:25 – Richard … Continue reading

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Hoppering Mad

So I’d like to build a layout based on the Harrogate gas works railway. Correction: I am building a layout based on the Harrogate gas works railway. The first loco is taken care of by the recent RT Models kit … Continue reading

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Plan view

With the novelty of a quiet house for a brief morning, I was able to lay out the full extent of Harrogate to get a hopefully final fix on how big it will be. Using N gauge 1st radius for … Continue reading

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Wanna be starting’ somethin’

I’ve written about my plan for a layout based on the Harrogate gas works before, and given it quite a lot of thought, but when you actually start shuffling track around on a board it starts to feel a lot … Continue reading

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