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Aln Valley Railway

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Out on a drive in Northumberland today( 2nd June 2019) and called in to the Aln Valley Railway for 'ten minutes'.
Here are a few photographs.
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A North Eastern Railway 'Director's Saloon' of 1896 under restoration.
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More locomotives under restoration.
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A locomotive on a section of track at the entrance to the site.
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Re: Aln Valley Railway

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Beautifully done photos. As a desert rat, I find the cloudy skies charming. That copse of pines in the background behind the
switcher, can one meander in it? Looks enchanting.

Also, I had painted my foot bridge gray; what I am familiar with on this side of the pond. It will soon be green, but I am
not sure how to accomplish the elegant pin striping in OO.
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Hi Chops. Glad you like the photos. We had no intention of really visiting Aln Valley Railway, but we were on a drive around the County of Northumberland and ‘called in’. We were there about thirty minutes.
They are really friendly bunch of volunteers.

I do not know whether anyone can wander among the copse.

The footbridge looks rather charming. I am after one of similar design for my layout. As for the pin striping perhaps someone on here knows an easy solution.

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The color is rather uniquely British. I cannot find such a color here in the US thus far. Sort of an Apple Green, but with a dark undertone.
Could you recommend a brand/color that would replicate it?

Those locomotives ooze character.
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