I have never gone along with the idea of dark winter nights being ideal for modelling. Instead I find myself going into hibernation mode, making myself comfy with a good book, or perhaps a selection of modelling magazines from years past. Any modelling at this time of year usually takes place early in the morning, … Continue reading Dark Winter Nights………
The last time the station building appeared in these pages it had received a base coat of paint and was ready for a little weathering. That job is now complete with several sheets of corrugated iron having been dry brushed with mixes of Precision paints dirty black, weathered wood and Humbrol matt leather and dark … Continue reading Station Building Pt2………….
I can’t say that I am a fan of the helicopter shot, so normally I would only take them for planning purposes. But following a recent request for a birds eye view of the layout I came up with these photos, which may be the last for a couple of months as I am about … Continue reading Bleddfa From The Air……………….
Two years have passed since I drew up plans for Bleddfa Road’s station building. I liked the idea of model something cheap and cheerful, the sort of structure that might have been provided as a temporary measure. A corrugated iron structure like the one which once stood Llanrhaiadr Mochnant on the ‘Tanat Valley Railway’ appealed … Continue reading Station Building Pt 1………….