As promised when we looked at posters, railwayana and other details (click here for more) at Buckfastleigh, this is the report looking at a site visit to Buckfastleigh on the South Devon Railway, that include photographs of 1366 class pannier tank 1369 in steam, as well as other locomotives, both steam and diesel..
Today’s model of the Week is a GWR member of the Locoyard fleet of locomotives. Bachmann’s 49XX Hall class model is very good (click here for it’s review) and today we look at the locomotive behind the model…
JK Rowling’s Harry Potter series of books (and films) are hugely successful and popular. As with all good magical book’s; it features a steam engine (what could be more magical than a steam locomotive?!)
Following yesterday’s review of Bachmann’s 00 scale model of the GWR Hall, today we look at a real Hall class
Class: GWR 49XX Hall Class Use: Mixed Traffic Region: Western Era: 1928-1965 Preserved examples: 4920 Dumbleton Hall – South Devon Railway 4930 Hagley Hall
As some of you guessed correctly, Locoyard’s ghost train in the Halloween blog post was indeed a Bachmann 00 scale GWR Hall class. 4936 Kinlet Hall is going to be put through it’s paces before long, but in the meantime we learn how to fit a DCC chip to
Continuing from last Saturday’s post is the final chapter of part 7 in my journey in becoming a steam enthusiast. I hope all locoyard followers will enjoy these photographs! Todays post begins in Minehead and then follows 43xx Class 7325 and Castle Class 7029 Clun Castle double-heading to Bishops Lydeard. Post thread continues – click…