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…

Lego Big Boy!

What a fantastic lego locomotive! This magnificent creation is the work of previous bloggee and TLCB Master MOCer Dennis Glaasker aka Bricksonwheels, and it’s something rather special. It’s a Union Pacific ‘Big Boy’ locomotive, and unlike most of Dennis’ builds it’s a relatively small 1:38 scale. But that doesn’t mean it’s a small build; at…

Reliving the History of Bucyrus T&OC Depot —

An interesting perspective for railway heritage in this reblog – Railroad stations have a grandeur about them that is both pleasing and deceiving. It is pleasing because the rich architectural details found in old train stations are largely lacking in the modern transportation facilities. Yet it can be deceiving because stations did not necessary serve…

From Drips To Toreadors — Fifteen Flatout

An entertaining reblog tonight! On Tuesday (24th May) I was rostered as Driver 2 on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. On this particular duty the second crew look after the locomotive while the first crew (Driver 1 & Fireman 1 + their trainee) have their breakfast and lunch. Later in the afternoon we work…

Flying Scotsman arriving at Waverley

Good evening, With Flying Scotsman contuing to draw the crowds up and down the country we thought we’d look at some of the great photos taken over the last couple of days. Tonight we are featuring some by Patrick Hadfield of Flying Scotsman arriving at Edinburgh Waverley.   To see the rest of Patricks great…