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Blogs about Railway modelling

15 blogs about Railway modelling.

    A blog about a 009 narrow gauge model of the Ffestiniog Railway and Welsh Highland Railway. By Rob Waller. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Minffordd Update: What's New in 2024
    An update to this blog is severely overdue, it appears. I hadn't realised it had been so long since I had last posted.There's been no big leap forward since the autumn but there have been …
    By Rob Waller, 315 words
  2. Chris Ford model railways
    A blog about model railways, model railroads, model buildings, model scenery, trains, locomotives and model layouts and diorama. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Do we need magazines?
    Again, the mention of Swedish Death Cleaning in the last post got some reaction, not quite as much as the book ripping which got the predictable Nazis and Salman Rushdie mentions. This has got nothing …
    By Chris Ford, 356 words
  3. Chris Nevard Model Railways Blog
    I've been into photography, railways and modelling them in miniature for over 40 years. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Mysterious Fires, Corpses & The Cayman Islands
    July 1965 saw the very last goods train pass the site of Polbrook Gurney Colliery. The pit-head and associated buildings were demolished within 6 months of closing in 1962, with former Pedant & Armchair pub …
    By Chris Nevard Model Railways & Photography, 410 words
  4. The chronicles of the Isle of Stoner
    A blog about my 009 modelling and The Isle of Stoner Railway. By Lord Stoner. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Vans and trams
    I've been continuing to try to finish off some things that have been hanging around and this started with a couple of brake vans. I do have a bit of a thing for brake vans …
    By Lord Stoner, 547 words
  5. esngblog
    The East Surrey N Gauge blog keeps you up to date with what’s happening in the club, and gives news and views on N-gauge modelling generally. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Potpourri #1101
    Maxine and I spent a few days in Birmingham this week with friends, so I left the computer at home. So today I just have a few pictures to show and tell. Some more of …
    By snitchthebudgie, 251 words
  6. Exhibition Layouts - Modeling Hints - Large Scale and Other Reviews
    What I Have Learned modeling the Oahu Sugar Company in Fn3 (1:20.3) in a diorama style layout using Llagas Creek Track. More info

    Visit - Lighting
    This is O gaugeInteresting use of blue lighting at feet level
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  7. Gallimore Railroading
    A blog about model trains and other hobby projects. By Galen Gallimore. More info

    Tired Tropes or Tried and True?
    Do you ever think about those tired hobby tropes? You know the ones, "We've got to get kids interested in the hobby! (or it will wither and die)" or "A layout is never finished" (though …
    By Galen Gallimore, 738 words
  8. Kanada Rail
    Model rail line in Kanata Ontario Canada. πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ More info

    N Scale addition
    Adding 70ft of N-scale layout and some overview picturesKanata Rail overview pictures Feb 2024:
    By Kanada Rail, 17 words
  9. The modelling workbench of James Hilton...
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    Friday Update: Twelve Four Twenty-four…
    What a wet one, and with the rain the gloom. Welcome to valley life in North Wales. In the workshop work on all sorts of commissions - nothing complete, but lots of progress. Around that …
    By James H, 1,049 words
  10. Model Railroad Minutiae
    Modeling and modeling ideas for my 1939 era HO model railroad - the Royal Oak & Southern, plus other things I find of interest. By Stan Knotts. πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ More info

    Industry model
    I built this based on a picture in one of my books but it did not say what it was and I am not sure what it should be.Most of this model is scratch built. …
    By Stan Knotts, 82 words
  11. Phil's Workbench
    A daily updated blog typed by someone with painty hands, oil under his fingernails and the smell of solder in his nostrils who likes making all sort of models and miniatures. And fixing things. By Phil Parker. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Painty feet
    My imagination has let me down for a post today, so have a picture of my painty feet after another session slapping trade emulsion on the walls and ceiling of our clubrooms. I've graduated from …
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  12. Pottendorf
    By Tim Hale. More info

    Nov 2018 This was an earlier version of the layout, the station area is just 2,4m x 0,6mOct 2022 Four old baseboards were cleaned and prepared for new trackMar 2023Dec 2023 Jan 2024 Feb 2024 …
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  13. Prince Street
    By Chris Mears. πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ More info

    One. For sale.
    It’s been an amazing day, exactly what I wanted it to feel like. To be away from the computer and feel the magazine. Curled up on the couch with tea, the cat, and these pages …
    By Chris Mears, 46 words
  14. Southern Railway, Fisherton Sarum, Canute Road Quay & Westhill Road
    The model railway world and mainly Southern Railway meanderings of Graham 'Muz' Muspratt. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    KMRC announce Exclusive 00 Gauge 1907 RCH 12T seven plank open wagon in the livery of Moger & Co Ltd and LB&SCR
    KMRC announce an Exclusive 00 Gauge 1907 RCH 12T seven plank open wagon in the livery of Moger & Co Ltd as running on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway (LB&SCR). Joseph Moger and …
    By grahammuz, 373 words
  15. West Halton Sidings
    A bit of North Lincolnshire on the North Lindsey Light Railway. By James Wells. πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ More info

    Double Slip
    Just enough room for a loco! We now have enough track for a loco to stand on! The double slip is being built first, thick wooden timbers/bearers, steel bullhead rail and Exactoscale chairs to P4 …
    By James Wells, 38 words