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by manna
Tue Dec 10, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents

After a bit of thought (hard as it maybe), I've added an extra siding to the loco shed, the logic behind this is Edgware is a Junction, so would probably have a small engine shed. I'll have to see if it grows on me !!

manna
by manna
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents. The two tone black gives it's age away, grey 1967/8, almost black 1971. Good thinking about the burnt crops/embankment, I'm slowly 'Greening' up the layout, and a bit is waiting for me to get round to doing it, so a burnt bit of embankment, might look different. I have seen bits of burn...
by manna
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Blue Sky sidings
Replies: 6
Views: 243

Re: Blue Sky sidings

G'Day Gents

Everybody starts somewhere, and joining this Forum is a step in the right direction. :D

manna
by manna
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'Day Gents You wish is my command, Ex-Pat. :lol: It is a pair of old Airfix kits, glued together, I've had one of them since 1971, the other is even older, maybe 1967/8. I do need to finish it off, I still have all the bit's to do so, but Edgware lost it's engine shed back in something like 1888, w...
by manna
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:02 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents Changed track again, thought I'd like to see my Heljan O2 in LNER colours, so out came the paint pots and transfers, couple of days later, when all dry. DSCF4268.JPG DSCF4269.JPG . Also having a old Kitmaster Stirling single tender knocking around, I decided to knock up a running chassis...
by manna
Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents

Oh, this will get weathered, the only pictures of them that I have seen them clean, were at the 1925 Centenary at Shildon. The rest of the time, they were filthy.

manna
by manna
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Edgware GN,
Replies: 442
Views: 50486

Re: Edgware GN,

G'day Gents Sorry about the long lay off, so many family problems, including a dear friends wife's death and a sister-in-law who was at deaths door after a terrible fall, my friend moved in with us, as he was having a job copping with life, the sister-in-law will survive. So what of my goings on, I ...
by manna
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The story of PETERSDALE my OO gauge Branch Line layout
Replies: 361
Views: 39649

Re: The story of PETERSDALE my OO gauge Branch Line layout

G'day Gents

I would say they were 'Coke' wagons, the 'X' could mean Internal user.

manna
by manna
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: The BNR (another way)
Replies: 356
Views: 64847

Re: The BNR (another way)

G'day Gents

Every Railway, deserves an extension......... :lol:

manna
by manna
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Henley
Replies: 106
Views: 6948

Re: Henley

G'Day Gents

That's a First. :D :D

manna
by manna
Wed Oct 23, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Clackwick Circa 1955
Replies: 109
Views: 7069

Re: Clackwick Circa 1955

G'Day Gents

The 'Splay' on the center wheels on the older tender drive, are free wheeling, on small stub axles, they are more for 'show'.

manna
by manna
Mon Oct 14, 2019 5:56 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge
Replies: 754
Views: 86415

Re: Gateside and Northbridge

G'Day Gents

'Scottish Limbo Dancing Champion' :lol: :lol: In a Kilt :shock: :shock:

manna
by manna
Sun Aug 11, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Night Mail
Replies: 16
Views: 853

Re: Night Mail

G'Day Gents I drove for the PO, back in 79/80 (long time ago) and some of the rosters when like this, Drive to London, with a truck full of mail, have a break, (whilst your truck was unloaded and reloaded) Drive back to home depot, in my cast Southend on Sea, (both ways, via a set route) the sooner ...
by manna
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Gateside and Northbridge
Replies: 754
Views: 86415

Re: Gateside and Northbridge - a Concept I can not let Die!!!!

G'Day Gents

Nice sized loft, but how high ??

manna
by manna
Sat Jun 22, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Leicester Fosse (Central) Sishades new epic
Replies: 80
Views: 13951

Re: Leicester Fosse (Central) Sishades new epic

G'Day Gents

I have heard, that Bachmann is to release another version of the Blue Pullman in reversed blue/grey, 800/900BP later this year, along with the long promised V2, we'll see.

manna

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