And five more photographs

Originally posted on esngblog:
The preserved North Norfolk Railway does what it says on the can – it is part of the old Midland & Great Northern Railway, running along the north coast of Norfolk from Sheringham.  These days, it tries to run appropriate stock, even if it is Great Eastern in origin.  However, in…

35011 January Update

Good evening, Tonight we are looking at the January Update from the General Steam Navigation project, the unrebuilding of a Merchant Navy has long been talked about since Barry with the amount of Merchant Navy’s surviving the cutters torch.   We are happy to confirm that the 35011 General Steam Navigation team will be hosting…

Hornby Toy Trains for 2016

Earlier this month, Hornby announced a number of new product lines to be released later this year across their brands.  With the resurrection of their old Thomas the Tank engine range, Hornby is looking to cater for more than just the mainly adult dominated scale model market by producing a range of battery powered toy…

Named locomotives in the First World War

A great article by Robert Demaine of the National Railway Musuem looking at how some locomotives were named differently during the First World War.  Named locomotives in the First World War The naming of railway locomotives has often been a practice heavy with symbolism and at no time more so than during the Great War. Thanks…

Cornish Artist Competition

Stephen Bedser has long been a good friend and contributor of this website.  Stephen is a talented artist who’s art has graced these online web pages and long may it continue to do so!  Capturing the raw beauty of industrial heritage through water colours requires talent of which this author is deficient, but fortunately for…

Henfield’s Wonderful Railway

Originally posted on Locksands Life:
As we get through January, I thought I might look at one or two Christmas presents – but this isn’t one of them. This is a sort of buckshee extra. I performed what I might call a trifling kindness for Henfield Museum and the author of a book about the…