Happy Halloween from Locoyard!

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!”

Clash of the Titans! Bachmann versus Hornby 9F models

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…