Category Archives: planning

Giving a presentation

While rearranging the garage shelving to create a clear space for the new layout, I’ve been giving some thought to how to present it. Although it’s not intended for exhibiting I do like the idea of everything ending up fairly … Continue reading

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Fairlight 2.0: This time I mean it

Or, the realisation you actually had the right idea ten years ago When I came back to narrow gauge modelling in 2006, my first attempt at a new 009 layout was of a preservation-era railway built into a set of … Continue reading

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Let’s go round again

Having said in January I didn’t have anywhere to run my own product(s), its taken a further two months to rectify that. But here it is. You may note the Peco goods stock, picked up at Shepton Mallet while helping … 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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