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  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:34 am   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Hi All,
Advance tickets are now on sale here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-christmas-model-railway-show-manchester-2017-tickets-37941420811?aff=ehomecard

Please see website for details of tr ...
  Topic: New Ulm, MN
allegheny1600

Replies: 4
Views: 203

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:19 pm   Subject: New Ulm, MN
A couple of photos showing preparations and at the show.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4410/36623678740_e7dc79a368_c.jpg
Although my grain silos are much smaller than the original, I very much wa ...
  Topic: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
allegheny1600

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:51 pm   Subject: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
Well, that was that! All the planning and preparations not to mention, hard work is all over now. I enjoyed it and I think most of the others did too. Itís too early to say how well we did but at time ...
  Topic: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
allegheny1600

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum: Events   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:29 am   Subject: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
It seemed like a good day yesterday, not packed out but a steady stream of visitors all day. I was rather busy with my layout but thatís what I thought.
Letís hope for another decent day today.
  Topic: New Ulm, MN
allegheny1600

Replies: 4
Views: 203

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:28 am   Subject: New Ulm, MN
Thanks, Guys!
If you want to see it in person, it is at the Leigh exhibition today! See link below.
I will get some snaps of it and the rest of the layouts today.
Cheers,
John.
  Topic: New Ulm, MN
allegheny1600

Replies: 4
Views: 203

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:31 am   Subject: New Ulm, MN
Welcome to my little slice of America!
Iíve modelled the Chicago & North-Western railroad way on and off since the early 1990ís. When I say ďmodelledĒ, I guess I should really say collected stuff ...
  Topic: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
allegheny1600

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:17 am   Subject: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
The two 'new' layouts are;
St. Miran Junction by Kevan Jones. 00 scale set west of Glasgow in the diesel era. 12' x 8'.

St. Michael's Road by Romily Methodist Railway Modellers. 12' x 6' 00 gauge ...
  Topic: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
allegheny1600

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 8:43 am   Subject: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
I can now announce that we have managed at short notice, to get two layouts to take the place of the missing traders. I will let you know the details as soon as I have them.
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
allegheny1600

Replies: 6
Views: 345

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:07 am   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
Fascinating!
Thanks Simon.
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
allegheny1600

Replies: 6
Views: 345

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:57 am   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
Hi Simon,
I'm guessing it was a relatively new building, say late fifties to early sixties?
Certainly much newer than the rest of the buildings on that site!
I'm now hoping that stretcher bond woul ...
  Topic: Johns very varied workbench
allegheny1600

Replies: 6
Views: 345

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 1:14 pm   Subject: Johns very varied workbench
Hi Simon,
The problem was that set track curved pieces were being used to try and form a point! It was just not robust enough!

On my "Bickersleigh" thread, you could catch a glimpse of t ...
  Topic: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
allegheny1600

Replies: 5
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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 1:23 pm   Subject: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
I'm no great shakes as a cameraman but here is a little video I made recently.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wum6Zz44P4

I must add, this is on my good friends layout, Alte Rincham now sadly dem ...
  Topic: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
allegheny1600

Replies: 8
Views: 460

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 12:16 pm   Subject: Leigh MRS Exhibition 2 & 3 September 2017
I am happy to announce that our 'show you how' will be manned by Dave Edwards who will be demonstrating how he models in 009 scale.[/s]
My mistake! Dave will be showing how he builds 4mm scale coal w ...
  Topic: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
allegheny1600

Replies: 4
Views: 250

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 10:56 am   Subject: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
Now to bring the story almost up to date,
One thing we did discover was that we needed a greater number of buildings of suitable style so some members set to and started scratch building these as wel ...
  Topic: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
allegheny1600

Replies: 4
Views: 250

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:55 am   Subject: Bickersleigh Colliery 00, a north western scene
Thanks Simon,
Convert to H0!?! I wish!
I'm afraid most of the rest of the membership are tried and true British outline "00"ers! Oh, except one mate who is becoming ever keener on US outli ...
 
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