Author Archives: BURROWA

About BURROWA

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

O Gauge Minerva E Class Peckett for sale

For sale is an O gauge DCC ready 0-4-0 Peckett tank engine $395. It is as new and has only been test run. The engine belongs to my brother in law and is surplus to his requirements. Please call my … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO SIGNALS part 2

After a hectic Christmas and new year at last some progress on the signals, with making up the extension cables to the GF Controls gfcontrols.co.uk servo drives and guess what they work! Next step is painting the signals, firstly a light spray … Continue reading

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A TALE OF TWO SIGNALS

At the recent Liverpool exhibition I purchased  from Keiran Ryan Models an etched nickle silver lattice post signal. A few days after the excitement had died down I decided to start building it. The etches are nice and crisp with … Continue reading

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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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NEW SDS BOGIES UNDER AN OLD MLV

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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SIGNAL AT CROOKWELL

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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