Many early and or industrial rolling stock including both wagons and locomotives had very primitive 'dumb' buffers often fashioned from wooden blocks. I had previously created this on a couple of the industrial locomotives sometimes seen on Canute Road Quay such as the Hatton’s Andrew Barclay 14″ 0-6-0t and Hornby W4 Peckett 0-4-0t and this … Continue reading Going dumb… with 247 Developments vertical buffers.
My good friend, excellent modeller and proprietor of 247 Developments Brian Mosby has advised me that he now has produced in his vast etched range Golden Arrow headboard and Arrows that adorned either Rebuilt Bulleid pacifics or BR Britannia 70004. He has also produced the rectangular style headboard used when Bulleid 1Co-Co1 diesel 10202 was … Continue reading New Golden Arrow etched plates from 247 Developments
This post is a bit of mix of a couple of updates in the BR(s) related model world and also where and when you can see Canute Road Quay on tour. Heljan 07 Firstly, Heljan have announced a further run on their excellent 07 Class. This has been in response to strong demand and positive … Continue reading A bit of an update: Heljan 07s, 247 Developments and Canute Road Quay on tour
Last weekend I was attending the Festival of British Railway Modelling held at Doncaster racecourse organised by Warners the publishers of BRM Magazine, and spent the weekend as part of the operating crew of the High Wycombe and District MRS large '00' layout Hinton Parva. Hinton Parva represents a very busy junction station on a Joint … Continue reading A little update… Hinton Parva, @Hornby Merchant Navy & Adams Radial and 247 Developments H Class plates
With a nod to David Frost et al for the title… although I am not really that old… honest… As regular readers of my blog will know last weekend was the last of three exhibitions in three weekends, and was the third year in a row that I have exhibited with a layout at the … Continue reading That was the Warley that was…