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Archive for July, 2019

Gauge unknown

I was given a coach with a gauge which I could not identify… it measured 1″ across the wheel set which at 1/2″ to the foot did not scale into the doors and windows so my only hope of using it was to remove the bogies and fit a pair of Triang Big Big Train coach bogies which proved very simple. It runs very well but is still out of proportion with the locomotive.  SONY DSC
25mm Wheel set against 32mm Track

Playmobil Fairground Wheel

I was given a Playmobil Fairground Wheel which is a lovely toy and just the right size for the Railway. At night it lights up with an array of superbly realistic lights.

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