Model Of The Week – Collett Goods Class (2251) 2253

Our model of the week is a humble 0-6-0 of Swindon origin.  Bachmann’s version of the Collett Goods class is an elderly yet still decent model (click here for the review) that can be found for very reasonable prices.  This weathered version, number 2253 found it’s way into the Locoyard fleet last year, originally as…

West Somerset Railway 21st Gala March 1997; My Journey in becoming a Steam Enthusiast, Part 7 Chapter 2

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…