Constructing Yer Reeking Lum…..

In October we left the Bathgate Locomotive Works having made the base of the Lum.  Since then, there has been a lot of hand filing, head scratching & careful machining to produce another fine piece of work.  The addition of the Lum gives ‘Maude’ a distinguished look.  Robert has copied the style of Lum currently Read more about Constructing Yer Reeking Lum…..[…]

Limited Track Activity……

Track activity since the easing of the lockdown rules has been limited to boiler testing (by appointment only), test running of rolling stock after brake modifications & the endurance testing of battery electric locomotives.  Hopefully the situation will have improved for 2021 & we can get back to club running.  Meanwhile, here are some photos Read more about Limited Track Activity……[…]

The Loneliness Of The CoVid Worker…..

Over the past few weeks with the easing of lockdown restrictions (although these could change in the light of current developments) some construction activity has returned to Almondell.  Care has been taken to ensure Social Distancing, but a combination of an 11 acre site and staggering of working party days this has not been too Read more about The Loneliness Of The CoVid Worker…..[…]