After a comprehensive rebuild of his locomotive, Geoff accompanied by son Andrew, took it to Almondell for a steam test and run.  We are pleased to report that it passed both with flying colours. Looking resplendent in the maroon livery ‘Sybil’ brightened up what was a rather dull & damp day. Pressure nearly at blowing Read more about ‘Sybil’[…]

Tickets Please!

The first tickets for our first official schools visit were issued on Monday, 17th June to the pupils from Armadale Academy. In glorious sunshine our intrepid photographer took these pictures from an unusual position….  

Armadale Academy

Following on from Robert’s involvement with pupils from Armadale Academy who were tasked with constructing a ‘mobile wagon with a difference’ as part of their second year Design and Make class (in the Craft Design and Technology Department) ESME were delighted to welcome them to our Almondell Model Engineering Centre where the wagons were run Read more about Armadale Academy[…]

Going, Going, Gone!

The club auction was eagerly anticipated, car boots were cleared and excuses for the purchases rehearsed. Members cast a critical eye over the stock….. Some items came in for closer inspection.. And then an air of anticipation as auctioneer Alex West took centre stage.       When the gavel came down on the last Read more about Going, Going, Gone![…]