Chronicling the development of my Cambrian and Narrow Gauge 4mm scale model railway

Penlowry No.1

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The first ever 009 loco I put together was the Peco Glyn Valley Tramway loco kit on a GF chassis. 

This certainly added to my student loan…

It probably would benefit from some lining but I still like the result I managed to get with it and Great Gable gets the honour of being loco no.1 on Penlowry. 


Author: Chris H

Having now officially reached middle age, I am a rolling stock engineer and have worked in many different locations including a 7 year spell in Sydney, Australia, where I arrived with a suitcase and left with a wife and a son. I am now based back in my home county of Yorkshire where I juggle full time work, being a Dad to two rascally mini-mes, and trying to fit in railway modelling, assisting the GWR 1014 County of Glamorgan project, and visits to the top left hand corner of Wales. In addition to my heavily railway themed life, I am interested in rugby, cricket, reading crime novels, falconry, and medieval re-enactments.

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