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

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:57 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Also, this same weekend and worth a look;
http://www.gmts.co.uk/what-s-on.html#tcc
“The Christmas Cracker” a good looking swapmeet at the Museum of Transport, with free heritage bus from Manchester ...
  Topic: New Ulm, MN
allegheny1600

Replies: 5
Views: 466

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: New Ulm, MN
I reassembled New Ulm recently as a good friend was travelling quite some distance for a visit. He also likes ‘big steam’ so here is a short record of the event;

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4528 ...
  Topic: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
allegheny1600

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PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Mon Nov 06, 2017 10:21 am   Subject: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
Here are two of my all-time favourite locos;

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4497/37475652444_f2b8b0b5f1_c.jpg
Weinert T9.3

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4487/24333755438_688a47c29e_c.jpg
Wein ...
  Topic: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 636

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:49 pm   Subject: Modelling Prussian railways in H0
Hi All,
Now that summer is finally over, I hope to start making some progress with this, along with other projects to come.
I have done very little with this layout since my last post but a couple o ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 630

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:59 am   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Bridgwater S&DJR (O gauge, 7mm=1ft)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4468/37889989112_a82a3808cb_o.jpg
CC Tony Wright

The line from Bridgwater to Edington was opened on 21 July 1890, being bu ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 630

PostForum: Events   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 12:22 pm   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
International Rail in Manchester!

With just 8 weeks until THE Christmas Model Railway Show
opens, the Manchester Model Railway Society is delighted to
announce that it has been chosen by the Ital ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 630

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:23 am   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Banbury (N scale, 2mm=1ft, 9mm gauge)

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4444/36820677993_97906aa00f_c.jpg
CC Ian Lampkin

Banbury station lies on a busy cross-country route between Birmingham and D ...
  Topic: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
allegheny1600

Replies: 9
Views: 445

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 10:21 am   Subject: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
Thanks for all the responses, guys!

Christopher, thank you! That is a very comprehensive list of data there, I appreciate it.
Were there not editions during the 1970's that had lower quality adver ...
  Topic: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
allegheny1600

Replies: 9
Views: 445

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 10:00 pm   Subject: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
Hi Giles,
If my memory serves me right, the 'blotting paper' pages were just the advertising pages and presumably to save money.
It also meant that you could easily identify which pages to remove an ...
  Topic: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
allegheny1600

Replies: 9
Views: 445

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:33 am   Subject: Over thirty years since the Model Railway Constructor passed
Hi All,
I knew this year marked thirty years since the beloved "Model Railway Constructor" ended and had it in mind to comment about it. Sadly, I missed the actual milestone itself (being a ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 630

PostForum: Events   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
Annascaul (OOn3, 4mm=1ft, 12mm gauge)


https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4404/37338575362_e19ff90fca_c.jpg
Photo (c) Paul Titmuss

Annascaul (Abhainn an Scail) is a station on the 3ft gauge Tral ...
  Topic: 1860 and all that
allegheny1600

Replies: 230
Views: 44315

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:30 am   Subject: 1860 and all that
Thanks Giles,
That was something I had been scratching my head over!
I remember helping Bob Harper with his Broad Gauge era 7mm switching (shunting) layout, set sometime 1870/80 IIRC and he had a 19 ...
  Topic: 1860 and all that
allegheny1600

Replies: 230
Views: 44315

PostForum: The Bar   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2017 10:30 am   Subject: 1860 and all that
Hi Giles,
That sounds most interesting, I'd like to see it come to life.
It reminds me of the early workings of Ian Rice!
Would you need different boats for the different periods or could you get a ...
  Topic: THE Christmas show - Manchester 2 & 3 December 2017!
allegheny1600

Replies: 7
Views: 630

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: 5
Views: 466

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 ...
 
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