35011 July Update

Good evening, Tonight we have a quick post featuring the July update from the 35011 General Steam Navigation project. July 2016 Update T he General Steam Navigation Locomotive Restoration Society is proud to announce that they are now the owners of the Merchant Navy class locomotive General Steam Navigation. The Society that was set up…

35011 June Update

Good evening, Tonight we have a quick post featuring the June update from the 35011 General Steam Navigation project. June 2016 Update Our next working weekend on the locomotive at the Sellindge site has been arranged for the 16th and 17th July.  We held our first working weekend on the 23rd and 24th April and…

Miniatur Wunderland, Hamburg – 1

Originally posted on esngblog:
As hinted a few blogs ago, I’ll be taking a back seat over the next couple of weeks whilst I am away.  I’ll be posting (mainly) train photos taken by Allan in Switzerland, and pictures taken in Hamburg on his birthday visit to Miniatur Wunderland.  Its website describes it as: The largest…

Guard Training

Originally posted on Locksands Life:
On a recent trip to the Swanage Railway (last month) we knew there would only be one passenger train operating but we were caught unawares by a freight train awaiting our passenger train at Corfe Castle station. As we approached, I snapped a hurried photo of the loco at the…

LMS Patriot Project – Update

Good evening, The LMS Patriot Projects Chief Engineer Kevin West has been playing with his new camcorder and made this walk round up-date video of the loco build. I got to admit I prefer this medium if update as it certainly gives a more tangible edge to the normal written with added photo’s type update.

Your chance to get your hands on some railway art

Good evening, Cornish Inc was set up by Stephen Bedser a Heritage Painter based in Cornwall who’s art depicts scenes of Steam Locomotives, Traction Engines, Classic Cars and old buildings, all lovingly painted in watercolor and Ink. Over the years Stephen has written several great pieces for LocoYard including a great mini series which looks at how…