What A Difference A Week Makes…..

Work started in earnest on the 9th August preparing the ground works ready for the contractor to commence building work.  Click on the images to enlarge. The first job was to assemble the kit. And was it impressive!  State of the art too, even had a key code before it would start. The second job Read more about What A Difference A Week Makes…..[…]

Come Into The Workshop ‘Maude’…..

Robert emailed a line or two and some photographs setting out progress with his 7¼” gauge J36, 0-6-0 tender loco based on ‘Maude’ (which is preserved at Bo’ness).  With two inside cylinders of 2” diameter it should be every bit as powerful as the full size. Robert writes ‘This model is a “one off” and no Read more about Come Into The Workshop ‘Maude’…..[…]

You Have One New E-Mail…..

And there it was, the email we had all been waiting for, the official blessing to start testing the 7¼” Circuit ‘C’! Almondell Track ‘now ready to go’  Sender: ESME Secretary                    13th July at 8:07pm Hello Members, I am pleased to tell everyone that circuit ‘C’ has been completed with all the required ballast and Read more about You Have One New E-Mail…..[…]

Ok, It’s Not Exactly The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon…..

But it’s a good start! Our Roving Reporter was out and about on a wet Saturday to follow up on their earlier report of the 1st of June when the team completed the two troughs on the bridge for planting. The team were back adding the topsoil in preparation for planting.         Read more about Ok, It’s Not Exactly The Hanging Gardens Of Babylon…..[…]