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A West Country Hero - Part 3

Posted by D869 , in locos, class 42/3 03 June 2013 - * * * * * · 838 views

A West Country Hero - Part 3 With a little less time pressure, I thought I'd take the time to write a catch-up installment of the account of Grenville's build.

We left things with the windscreen frames and most of the front end ironwork fitted but with a remaining question mark over the access panels on the cab sides.
To finish off the ends, the lower lamp brackets were sliced off a...


A West Country Hero - Part 2

Posted by D869 , in class 42/3, locos 24 May 2013 - * * * * * · 1,071 views

Not quite 'finished', but at least back in one piece (at the last minute) in a presentable state for Railex.

On the whole it's far from perfect (and very shiny just now) but I am very pleased with the result.

I'll say more later. For now, here are a couple of slightly iffy photos (dull and rainy day light available today)

Off to load up St Ruth f...


A West Country Hero

Posted by D869 , in locos, class 42/3 04 April 2013 - * * * * * · 1,331 views

I thought it was about time we had another Hydraulic on this blog, so here goes...

St Ruth is set in 1965 so by rights it should be overwhelmingly populated with Warships. No problem there, we have Cockade, Hermes, Druid and Zest of various ages, plus Cossack too of course. The snag is that in 1965 they should really be green. Maroon is a bit of a stretc...


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