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Saturday, November 27, 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

New Wagons

 This morning these 3 wagons and a chassis arrived in the post. 

I fitted a flat wagon top, which had come with an earlier job lot of wagons, to the chassis.

This container sits on it.

I then made roof bearers for the cattle wagon.

I then fitted them to the wagon.

I finally added a new roof. 

I have replaced missing and broken buffers.

New couplings fitted to complete the last 2.

Not bad for £2.00 + postage.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Brake Van Repaint

I wasn't very happy with the red band at the top edge of this brake van, it is from an era later than I wanted.

So I overpainted it, you can't even see the joint.


00 English Electric Type 1 Bo-Bo Diesel Loco

 This Wrenn model of an English Electric Type 1 Bo-Bo diesel arrived this morning.

After a quick strip down, clean and oiling, it runs as sweet as if new.

Wrenn was a company that bought up the original Hornby Dublo when it went bust, so technically this is a Hornby Dublo model, but with the Triang style coupling.

It sits well with the 2 other diesels.

I have replaced the original glazing with FlushGlaze.


Friday, November 12, 2021

Covered Wagons Transfers and Weathering

 Today I added some transfers to this covered van.

I added them to the other matching van and weathered them both.

I added transfers to this can and weathered it.