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by cheshire lines
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: For Formula 1 Fans
Replies: 25
Views: 287

Re: For Formula 1 Fans

I live just under 10 miles from Oulton Park and as a youngster in the late 1960s would occasionally cycle there with my dad and younger brother for events such as the Spring Cup, Gold Cup and the veteran / vintage meeting. The Gold Cup in particular used to attract many of the F1 'greats' of the tim...
by cheshire lines
Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!
Replies: 250
Views: 25020

Re: Wykeham - Somewhere in the south!

Looks good.
by cheshire lines
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Shankly and Gdynia Railway
Replies: 210
Views: 18905

Re: The Shankly and Gdynia Railway

I quite like the look of weathered locos and wagons when they are ready done by the manufacturers, but don't think I have the skill to do it properly myself.
by cheshire lines
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Jencaster - 1930's LMS OO gauge layout
Replies: 107
Views: 16437

Re: Jencaster - 1930's LMS OO gauge layout

Those coaches are really good!
by cheshire lines
Mon Jul 20, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: The Shankly and Gdynia Railway
Replies: 210
Views: 18905

Re: The Shankly and Gdynia Railway

Yes, I bought one of those packs too and already had a pack of the 3 wagons, so now have a rake of 6, but as you say they do need loads to complete them. I've been trying to find some pictures of the loaded wagons to check whether they were sheeted or not to protect the rock salt from the rain. I su...
by cheshire lines
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: That was a long shift......
Replies: 13
Views: 1265

Re: That was a long shift......

Glad you're OK Steve.
There was a robbery at a post office / general store near us during which one of the Shop Assistants was assaulted with an iron bar.

Forum rules prevent me from expressing my views on the people carrying out things like this!
by cheshire lines
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Somewhere in Yorkshire
Replies: 26
Views: 1467

Re: Somewhere in Yorkshire

I totally agree with the comments from others - absolutely nothing to be ashamed of there.
Thankfully this forum remains a 'rivet counter' free zone!
My own layout is by no means exhibition standard, but the main thing is that I enjoy it.

Looking forward to further photos as things progress.
by cheshire lines
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: LOW GHYLL
Replies: 514
Views: 64698

Re: LOW GHYLL

Superb job and photos. I can just about remember seeing 9Fs around Northwich in the last couple of years of steam on BR.
by cheshire lines
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: Three - in - one
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Three - in - one

Sounds like an interesting project. Will look forward to progress updates.
by cheshire lines
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Do not touch the trains.
Replies: 23
Views: 796

Re: Do not touch the trains.

The photo is upside down when viewed on both my laptop (using Microsoft Edge) and on my Samsung mobile phone.