Category Archives: locos

Nearly there

As with all my projects, the RNAD Baguley-Drewry kit has been grinding along in fits and starts, but with the self-imposed* deadline of ExpoNG at the end of October looming its become time to make final arrangements. I’d already decided … Continue reading

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Prints of darkness

Since I last wrote about my project to 3D print an ex-RNAD Baguley-Drewry loco, progress has been erratic to say the least. But with a growing desire to see the thing finished I’ve been quietly toiling behind the scenes to … Continue reading

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Some day my prints will come

Much excitement at Fairlight Works today with the delivery of a test print of the Baguley-Drewry diesel from Shapeways. Printed in the “fine ultra detail” material, the resolution of the small parts really is remarkable although you might notice some … Continue reading

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Any way, shape or form

After measuring (and driving) the ex-RNAD Baguley-Drewry at Amberley last year it has been hovering near the top of my “to model” list. Thanks to its fairly simple, boxy outline I was thinking brass or styrene would be an easy … Continue reading

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Onward through the Aberglaslyn

On Wednesday we finally got to our proper journey on the Welsh Highland Railway, from Rhyd Ddu down to Pont Croesor. The latest extension across the farmland reclaimed from the Glaslyn estuary has only recently opened, and brings the railway … Continue reading

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