Author Archives: BURROWA


Retired 69 year old model railway enthusiast.Likes, NSWGR LNER railways.Music, Mozart Beethoven, Elgar, Beatles, Rolling Stones,Miles Davis and many more.

Another quiet day

Since first building the layout 7 years ago there have been quite a few upgrades not only to the buildings but also the landscape so I thought of  posting an update of the approach to the terminus. There are still … Continue reading

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The first kits I bought back in 1989 were 2 Rails North  MLV’s so with the new SDS Models 2AE bogies I decided to install them to the vans, a bit of fettling to the bolsters and for $14 a … Continue reading

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As there are no modelling projects to share signals seem to be always a fascinating topic. On a field trip to Crookwell back in 2004, with good friend Richard Grace, to the extensive remains of the  Crookwell terminus, on the … Continue reading

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WILLIAMSDALE a micro layout

Williamsdale is a location on the Queanbeyan to Cooma Bombala railway on the NSW ACT border. The model by Peter Street is only about 1.5 metres in length and 450  millimetres deep. Armed with plans and photos of the location … Continue reading

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On an expedition of discovery an Andian BLV, which was bought in 2012 at the Armidale Convention,was found just about 80% finished, yes in a box. So here goes with the new camera.A bit more detail to the underfloor and … Continue reading

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Trying out a new camera

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  At the Liverpool exhibition in October I asked Anton of Uneek Castings if it was possible to cast his #600 levers in brass as the original white metal levers had a tendency to bend and ultimately break. Today I … Continue reading

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