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Wordless Wednesday, Shelfie 4 Testing the concrete canyon

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Wordless Wednesday Water

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Merry Christmas 2022

To all the readers of the blog, Facebook and viewers of Instagram and the Albion Yard YouTube channel, I’d like to thank you for taking the time to read, watch and comment on the content, it’s much appreciated. This morning … Continue reading

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Heljan Class86/2 announced in OO Gauge

A third variant of our popular ‘OO’ gauge Class 86 is now in preparation for release in 2023. In response to public demand, the Class 86/2 will join the recent ‘AL6’ and Class 86/4 in the HELJAN range. Two versions … Continue reading

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Heljan OO Newton Chambers Car Transporter

HELJAN’s range of high-quality ‘OO’ gauge rolling stock will expand in early-2023 with the release of six coach packs featuring the stylish double-deck car transporters built by Newton Chambers for BR Eastern Region in 1960/61. Visitors to the Warley National … Continue reading

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Peco Quality Line N Gauge Wagons Review

New into the man cave are a batch of N gauge wagons from Peco as part of a collection of new tooling. For many many years N gauge modellers have had a staple diet of Peco Wonderful Wagons, with tooling … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday IL76

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Unashamedly product plugging!

Yup it’s a product plug! Due for imminent release, a new layout design book from James Hilton and published by Wild Swan! I’ve been fortunate enough to have a content preview and if you follow James’ work, this blog, Geoff … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation, Lance Mindheim

The image above is a photograph from an iPhone of an HO switching layout by Lance Mindheim . It’s an image of nothing in particular, and that for me makes it all the more noteworthy and inspiring, motivational etc etc! … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday, Showtime!

No one needs me to remind or tell them of the impact of Covid on the exhibition scene over the past two years, suffice to say it’s had a significant detrimental impact on the ability to run and attend shows … Continue reading

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