Mid Calder Gala Day

Our Portable Track will be out at the Mid Calder Gala Day For timings of the event please see their Facebook page.

Steam Launch Building…..

Member Maurice Popplestone talks about the steam launch he built himself many years ago. Approx miles steamed 1996 to 98 – 100 each; 1999 – 30. Sold in 2000     Almondell Model Engineering Centre, Drumshoreland Muir, Drumshoreland Road, Broxburn, EH52 5PF

Calculating Machines – presentation by Cliff Hatch

In 1821 Charles Babbage started work on his Difference Engine Number 1, a machine intended tosatisfy the rising demand for accurate calculation in science, engineering and commerce.  Parts ofthis engine and its successors can be seen in the London Science Museum, and they rank amongstthe most beautiful products of the industrial revolution.  Construction proved difficult, Read more about Calculating Machines – presentation by Cliff Hatch[…]

Model Railway Group

This is a group of members whose interest extends to the smaller model railway gauges.  At the moment we are building an N gauge layout alongside one wall of the large meeting room in the Heritage Centre & Museum.  Operating on Public Open Days, this will be an added attraction which we hope will encourage Read more about Model Railway Group[…]

Thursday Working Parties

The site is open for working parties & is operating in line with current Government CoVid advice. If you have not been along before & would like to learn more about the type of activities available please email Andrew on: development@edinburgh-sme.org.uk Our address is: Almondell Model Engineering Centre, Drumshoreland Muir, Drumshoreland Road, Broxburn, EH52 5PF Read more about Thursday Working Parties[…]