The most horrible Halloween Blog Post has been left for Halloween Day. A terribly painted 0-6-0 is named Pumpkin, before being broken for parts. All that’s left is to say is “Happy Halloween to all Locoyard followers!”
The third Halloween Entry is a yet-to-be introduced member of the Locoyard fleet making a spectral debut!
The second Halloween Entry is a giant pumpkin at the station. Reports that this is in fact a satsuma are as yet, unconfirmed!
In the first of a series of Halloween themed blog posts, we see a new gathering at Locoyard of all 13
Last week we had a look at rebuilt Battle of Britain Class 34059 Sir Archibald Sinclair in steam on the Bluebell Railway, this week we return to Sheffield Park in 2009 to have a look at a few
Today is round 2 of the Bachmann versus Hornby 9F battle! Click here for the Hornby Review. Class: BR Standard 9F class Use: Heavy Goods Region: All Era: 1954-1968 Preserved examples: 92134 – Crewe (only single chimney type preserved) 92203 – Black Prince
Given that the version of 92220 Evening Star reviewed here has undergone a rather comprehensive make-over, it was never an intention to review it properly. However after acquiring a Bachmann 9F (click here for its review) , I thought it too good an opportunity to compare one of the best budget models with one of…
Certain prototypes capture the hearts and minds of many enthusiasts and the BR standard 9F is certainly one of them. The 9F was a unique standard class that unlike it’s cousins, gave British steam a locomotive type that was new. And it’s also regarded as one of the best performing types too, as discussed in…
Regarded by many as the ultimate and best British Railway Standard class, the 9F is also generally considered the finest
Following from yesterdays look at the Watercress Line’s resident ex-LMS Black 5 45379, today we complete the round-up from the visit to the railway on Saturday. We begin at Alresford (above and below) where 850 Lord Nelson (or Nellie; as it is nicknamed) ran