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

Penlowry no.2

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To finish off on this magical mystery tour of my early modelling, here is locomotive no.2 in the fleet. I’m pleased with this as it was the third loco I built (the Alco Mountaineer was the second) and gave me a chance to add the details to make a nice looking loco. Dolgoch is a little odd compared to most NG locos but that just adds to its appeal in my books (yes FR people can like the Tin Tram too…)

Just need to crack open the paint now. 


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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