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New blog

Previously I've used the blogging feature on to post updates on projects I have been thinking about or working on. I've decided to set this wordpress blog up instead as an easier area to put that and more. In time I'll put links to the photos I've taken at previous Model Railway Shows and… Continue reading New blog

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Further Planning…

[Originally Posted over on] Seems I got a little confused previously. The chilmark based layout is to be a joint effort between myself and Natalie. Natalie has taken the rough plan I did and reworked it (see attachment). Its starting to come together I think now. Thinking of '39-'45 or early/mid 50s or maybe mid-late… Continue reading Further Planning…

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Plan – WIP

[Originally Posted over on] Had a play with AnyRail just now to put together a rather rough idea of the trackplan. Its pretty simple. The idea that it'll be in two phases. Phase One: Exchange sidings + Exeter mainline Phase Two: Chilmark Depot Still rather rough and might well change depending upon input from Natalie… Continue reading Plan – WIP

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Interesting Research Items

[Originally Posted over on] Whilst searching for more info on RAF Chilmark for a layout plan I'm thinking about I came across the following: RAF Chilmark visit by 28dayslater site Another visit report The photos show some interesting aspects of the Narrow Gauge railway in the facility. Not sure I'll model the NG stuff, but… Continue reading Interesting Research Items

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Possible Layout idea decided

[Originally Posted over on] Having discussed a little with Natalie possible locations to model, I think a WW2 era Chilmark based layout might well meet my needs. Will need to do more research when time permits, but from looking at the plan Natalie showed me seems to be small enough and with enough interest for… Continue reading Possible Layout idea decided