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Yeovil Pen Mill 1939


Track Laying progress report on Pen Mill

Posted by Steve Stubbs , 12 May 2012 - * * * * * · 737 views

One of the downsides of laying C&L track is that you need cash! With two of our group economically inactive, we are having to progress at the pace at which we can afford to buy track components. Coupled with a shortage of GWR 2-bolt chairs at C&L this hasn't helped. However all the sleepering (well almost all) has now been laid for...


Uncoupler installed

Posted by Steve Stubbs , 30 March 2012 - * * * - - · 279 views

Point under construction.

Milling strips

A milled Strip.


Gentle Progress at Pen Mill

Posted by Steve Stubbs , 30 March 2012 - * * * * * · 306 views

Here's one of the uncouplers embedded in position. Progress recently has been the printing up of production templates, which are printed on 'Toughprint' waterproof inkjet paper, stuck down with 3M Spraymount, then given a coat of shellac. The various electrical connections are then marked on, dropper holes drilled and dropper wire strung down...


Fitting the uncouplers for Pen Mill

Posted by Steve Stubbs , 15 February 2012 - * * * * - · 528 views

Fitting the uncouplers for Pen Mill Now the three main station area boards for Yeovil Pen Mill are complete, which are only 13ft of the whole 38 ft run, we have started fitting the uncouplers before laying track. Kadee electromagnetic units are being fitted and the holes for the 13 needed for these three boards have been cut. They are being installed to be completely invisible under the...


Why, who and what

Posted by Steve Stubbs , 03 February 2012 - * * * * * · 398 views

Yeovil Pen Mill as it was in 1939 and in 'finescale 00' is a project started by the members of the Taunton Finescale Group (TFG). We felt the need for a high quality, as close to scale as possible layout, that could be exhiited around the South with a small number of operators. So initially four of us, while still remaining members of the...

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