Monday, 28 February 2011

Midhurst 2011

On the 27th Feb 2011 Touchwood took the short trip to Midhurst Modellers show, other than the line regular locos, there were a couple of visitors throughout the day.

Other the day a Garret tractor turned up in the yard for some coal.

Visiting 0-6-0 tank engine 'Joseph' Pulls a good train into the platform running bunker 1st,(not often seen) while james departs the goods yard with another goods train.

'Joseph' sits at the water tower on the head shunt.

'Jayne' pulls a mixed train into the loop.

Another visiting loco, Fleishman Magic train, shunts a goods train in the yard.

'Jayne' sits in the shed waiting for her next turn, while 'Ethal' taks on coal, and the visiting 0-4-0 awaits a job.
'Andrew' a modified LGB Gnomy tram awaits the guard right away with a passenger train.
Bachmann porter 0-4-2 and 'Oppy' take out a good train, either they have a heavy load to pick up on route, or Oppy is having problems.

Monday, 14 February 2011

The Finer Details

As one of the workers welds one of the out of service locos boilers, 'Jayne' runs into Touchwood with a passenger train. 'Hannah' and 'Gnomy' wait for their next turn.

'Kennet' shunts a flat wagon with a stationery engine to be unloaded by the crane, the operator waits by the crane.

'Ethel' runs road its short box van train as the gardener digs the stations flower beds. The man in the long jacket on the platform has just taken a picture as the engine runs road.

'Kennet' takes a break from shunting, as one of the yard workers eats his lunch and has a cuppa.

'Hannah' gets ready to depart from Touchwood with a passenger train. The porter has just picked up a bag that was taken off the train that as come open, the owner of the bag looks on as the station master scratchs his head as to what to do.

Have final got round to adding a bag to the water tank which is on the head shunt for the run road loop.

I made this and the one on the crane in the yard out of heat shrink.

Keep an eye for more pictures soon.