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Blanche, colour popped

Just a spot of Photoshop tinkering in front of Coronation Street.

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Shunting at Porthmadog

After the visit to the WHR(P) and an inspection of the new cross-town link between the Ffestiniog and the WHR(C), we ambled over to Harbour station. There were only two services timetabled on the Ffestiniog Railway on Saturday, so following … Continue reading

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Running repairs to the blog

With some trepidation, I’ve upgraded the blog’s template to Blogger’s new ‘layouts’ format and hopefully everything is still working right. The main reason for doing this was the new ‘blog list’ feature which tracks all the other blogs I link … Continue reading

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Outside frame development

This is version 2 of the outside frame patterns for Blanche. It’s turning out to be a bit of a trial and error operation to get everything lined up and in the right place but I’m still reasonably confident this … Continue reading

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Ricket Rescue, or Bullant in a Blanche

Since returning to railway modelling a couple of years ago I’ve been trying (albeit not very hard!) to work out the best way of giving my old 009 model of the Penhryn/Ffestiniog loco Blanche prototypical outside frames. The original build … Continue reading

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