John Orton’s First Test Run

John Orton ran his locomotive named Caroline for the first time on a cold bright day at Northampton. For the first time out it all worked exceedingly well. Congratulations John on a job well done! Many thanks to Tony Kendall, Chairman of Northampton SME, for the photos and information.
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A Day Out At Norwich

My main pastime within model engineering is passenger hauling with my loco at a number of tracks around the country. However this Tuesday my loco and I spent the day at the grand glass fronted building called the Forum in the city centre of Norwich, with not a piece of 7 1/4 track in site.                        (more…)
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