Category Archives: indian

Barog, Kalka-Shimla Railway

Uncompressed, this would be about 11’x5′ in 4mm scale. It’s basically a loop, a siding and some reverse curves. There’s a tunnel right at the end of the loop. Almost too convenient. Barog station by Gits’ Pics I really really … Continue reading

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All the small things

The order of assembly on the larger parts of the ZF class test build is apparently going to take some thought, so I’ve been working up to it by putting together some of the smaller pieces. I’ve also started using … Continue reading

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Pixels, card and brass

Recently I’ve been getting to grips with Adobe Illustrator, using it to draw up the artwork for a custom brass etch. It’s for a model I could have made out of styrene, in fact I did start doing so, but … Continue reading

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Indian Hill Railways on BBC4

Creative Commons licensed image by Hal Dick Last night a new three part series began on BBC4 on the narrow gauge Hill Railways of India. The first was on what is without question the most well known, the Darjeeling Himalayan … Continue reading

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Indian outsourcing

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve been working on a plasticard prototype of the Parlakimidi Light Railway PL class loco kit planned by Invercloy Loco Works. I offered to help out visualise what this engine was going to look … Continue reading

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