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    Railway & Landscape Photography and Railway Modelling, Tennis and Football and now Golf as well.

    I am new to Railway Modelling I started in 2009 after reading an article regarding the ECML in Scotland.

    I have my own railway photography website with many photos of preserved steam locomotives taken around the country,
    Please click on the link below if you would like to visit it.

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  1. Hi Tony Carrying on with the BI theme, this was Hornby B1 61039 Steinbok, which I weathered then renamed and numbered to 61025 Pallah as I had photographic evidence of it on Haymarket MPD. Regards David
  2. Hi Eric Two lovely models beautifully weathered. , both look great on your layout. Sorry to hear about your wife and I wish her a speedy recovery. My railway modelling has come to a halt for the past six weeks as I have a very bad nasal condition which has caused severe problems and requires surgery next week, just cannot concentrate on anything at the moment. Hopefully we will both be back railway modelling properly in the not to distant future. Best Regards David
  3. Hi Big improvement David
  4. Hi Another photo of A2/2 60501, this time a close up exiting the tunnel. With a photoshopped sky background added. Regards David
  5. Hi My A2/2 60501 now fully weathered and completed on an express fish train photographed on a photo plank I made up some years ago. Regards David
  6. Hi As Haymarket is in a dismantled state while the wiring and point motor installation takes place I decided to photograph my two latest weathering projects on a photo plank I constructed many years ago. All photos enclosed have had a background or sky photoshopped onto them apart from that the rest is all normal railway modelling. Regards David
  7. Hi They are superb looking models and weathered to perfection. Just out of curiosity if you don’t mind me asking why do you have two of A2/2 60501? I enclose a photo of my own A2/2 60501 which I heavily weathered as I just could not accept that awful green Hornby provided, please excuse the layout as it's been striped down undergoing a wiring and point motor installation. Regards David
  8. Good Afternoon still continuing with the layout wiring, two baseboards fully completed apart from point motor fitting. I enclose two photos, first one is a baseboard with dropper wires still to be soldered and the second shows the completed board, this one includes the turntable. Regards David
  9. Hi I remember reading 60012 was offered to Australia but the offer was rejected, but not sure how valid that is. A great shame as I never ever saw 60012. Regards David
  10. Hi Happy memories this was the first A4 I cabbed at Kings Cross station back in early 1963. Regards David
  11. Hi It’s Been a while since my last update. Now on the final leg of wiring the entire layout, all track work has now been stuck down, holes drilled for point motor installation. And under Covid rules Gareth of Replica Railways is now in a position to help out with soldering all droppers to the bus bars. First baseboard completed today, three more to go for phase 1 of the layout. Sorry no photos as all buildings have now been removed from the baseboards to allow access. Regards David
  12. Hi Toftwood sorry for the late reply. I apply two coats of Klear applied with 1/2 inch flat sable brush. when applying Klear to the tender side I alway lay the tender flat on its side as Klear is self levelling. I prefers to use a brush as appose to an Air Brush which I think gives a to even finish. the brush sometimes gives a streaky finish which looks like that oily rag look. Some people apply three coats but I personally think two is plenty. let the first coat dry thoroughly before you apply the second.
  13. Hi A2/3 60511 Airborne and a dirty K1 await access to the turntable, while two A4's leave for Waverley Station. The building in the foreground was the general offices building which had a panoramic view of the main shed building, MPD access road and turntable area, this was were the Shed Master was located, from what I have heard this building was to be avoided by trainspotters in steam days. Regards David
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