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Model Railways

Making A Start

We've had indoor layouts for many years and often talked about having a garden railway and so in 2000 we decided that we should stop talking about it, and get stuck in. Not knowing the first thing about garden railways I stared to buy the Garden Rail Magazine and Chris bought me the book 'Steam In Your Garden'.  I was already buying Railway Modeller but this was aimed more at indoor layouts, it was however very useful in finding suppliers.


Experimental Night Video

An early experimental attempt at making a night time video with an LGB steam tram, and digital camera. All sound is genuine, the water in the background is a waterfall into my garden pond. 

When I made this I was not a member of You Tube and so it wasn't made with the intention of uploading it. I kept it dark to try and get the full effect of the lights and the tram coming at me out of the darkness


A G Scale Garden Railway in 2½ Minutes

Well maybe a bit longer. There was a lot more involved in setting up the garden railway than we first thought. Since being made in June 2008 there has been little change to the actual layout of the track other than to move the sidings slightly