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March Railway Station 130th Birthday Celebration

March Railway Station 130th Birthday Celebration

An article in Wisbech Standard by Kath Sansom talks about a trip down memory lane for visitors to the 130th anniversary of March railway station.

Rail Enthusiasts took a nostalgic walk down memory lane when March Railway Station celebrated it’s 130th Anniversary. The station became a hive of activity when visitors took a step back to 1885 when the town boasted train travel.

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Cardiff Canton

Cardiff Canton

This was my first proper modelling project in 7mm scale.  I was invited to bring a layout to a local model show & only had 6 months to do it.

I’ve always heard people say you need a lot of space to model in 7mm. I wanted to prove you could effectively take a real location and model it in a small space or the Hollywood Approach IE take reality and bend it to suit your needs.

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Under The Bench – Part II

Under The Bench – Part II

PAINTING & COMPLETION

Progress constructing the Barrett kits for the Midland 2P and GW Grange had progressed well and it was time to consider painting the models.

Recently, with tears in his eyes, a friend of mine showed me the twisted remains of an ‘0’ Gauge Milk Wagon.  The plastic kit had been beautifully made, and the primer sprayed on.  The top coat had been applied and was not compatible with the primer coat resulting in a poor paint finish.  Undeterred he attempted to remove the offending coat with paint stripper.  It removed the paint but attacked the plastic with disastrous results.  It literally melted before his very eyes!

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