Locoyard Update

Just a super-quick update tonight.  I’ve spent what little spare-time I’ve had during the past couple of evenings, wrestling with a soldering iron (yes, a painful experience!) and have now successfully chipped the Bachmann 8F Austerity.  It is pictured above in the yard after some time running in and some sterling work hauling some mark…

Panning for… good photographs

I’ve spent a frustrating 30 minutes trying to get a decent panned shot of a model train going around the yard.  My aim was to get an “action” shot for a change from my usual (attempt) of getting a pin-sharp result.  The locomotive, M7 tank 42 (shown more clearly below) was my subject, pulling a…