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by rough-shunter
Sun May 22, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Colossus- recreating gigantic
Replies: 0
Views: 3757

Colossus- recreating gigantic

Class 60 Project recreating “colossus” –The missing miniature link A Small But dedicated group of engineers are presently working towards the New construction of a 15” gauge Bassett lowke class 60 pacific , the original having been cannibalised in the early 1920s to build the Ravenglass and Eskdale ...
by rough-shunter
Mon Sep 21, 2015 7:56 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Atlantics
Replies: 4
Views: 1091

Re: Atlantics

Many thanks for this, I have a later copy of the greenly book (1953) and it helps no end! would recomend everyone should have one, Been using milners superb book for reference of late and working through to produce small scale drawings.
by rough-shunter
Thu Sep 03, 2015 11:47 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: Atlantics
Replies: 4
Views: 1091

Atlantics

Hi chaps , Does anyone have any detailed photographs of the Basset Lowke Class 30 atlantics that they may be able to share? Looking for images of the Extension frames and frame stretchers, The Greenly Drawings dont go into this much detail and i am keen to see how they go together
by rough-shunter
Mon Jun 10, 2013 9:40 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: 09 Plastic coach kit
Replies: 4
Views: 2903

I Bought four at Burton show and i must say its a very fine kit, very well detailed and they look so good together! With an average build time of just 15 mins they are superb and will look at home on any layout http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5328/8992309744_5dfbc3177a_z.jpg Untitled by jordan leeds p...
by rough-shunter
Tue Nov 20, 2012 12:34 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Image
DSC_1087 by jordan leeds photography, on Flickr

Just a bit of progress on the rolling stock front here we have a pretender 7mm scale on a halling chassis
by rough-shunter
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:33 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: O9 La'al Ratty layout (first few locos are being made by TMB
Replies: 14
Views: 7254

I look forward to seeing what you turn up with . the R&ER is a wonderful railway and i am sure you will see through your research, Good luck ! and keep us informed of your progress and We love photographs too!
I just hope you have Lots of space to model the railway!
by rough-shunter
Sun Mar 11, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: O9 La'al Ratty layout (first few locos are being made by TMB
Replies: 14
Views: 7254

I know it used to be northern rock on a number of other forums too however we have digressed and I'm still none the wiser as to what makes you say that
by rough-shunter
Sun Mar 11, 2012 7:21 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: O9 La'al Ratty layout (first few locos are being made by TMB
Replies: 14
Views: 7254

Edward Thomas wrote:Yeo, knew he'd show up sooner or later :).

Would you care to explain what you mean by that statement.
by rough-shunter
Sun Mar 11, 2012 1:34 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: O9 La'al Ratty layout (first few locos are being made by TMB
Replies: 14
Views: 7254

La'al, in the Cumbrian dialect means Little or small and ratty is the Nickname that the locals gave the railway. You have an interesting project ahead i will make on suggestion and that is research the railways history first and come to understand the topography and local industry that made the rail...
by rough-shunter
Wed Dec 14, 2011 3:52 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Indeed its a lovely model and my poor photography skills cant give his work the justice it deserves,
the loco is on a bachmann chassis and the body and tender are scratch built barring the bogies these are from the owen ryder range that Howard martin sells
by rough-shunter
Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:50 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Photo of my new toy from the windle works of hull

Image
P1040370 by jordan leeds photography, on Flickr
by rough-shunter
Tue Nov 29, 2011 9:50 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Willow Creek Traction wrote:Photo of Northern Rock with partly painted boiler jacketing is an interesting image.


indeed it is taken in 2010 just after it had been overhauled it was doing a few running in turns in the station.
by rough-shunter
Tue Nov 29, 2011 1:49 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Updated the blog a few times and theres signs of modelling on the horizon now too!
by rough-shunter
Sat Sep 03, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Desperately seeking - ICL4
Replies: 2
Views: 2113

(F) Desperately seeking - ICL4

As part of my Dalegarth project I am aiming to construct a likeness of the Ravenglass Passenger tractor ICL4; and I am looking for any photographs as the few I have only appear to show the side and not the rear or front ends. Can any one help please ?

Kind regards
Jordan
by rough-shunter
Thu Aug 25, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Well the R&ER have pioneerd 15" gauge and expanded on the heywood principles for many years hence my statement how many railways can run 16 round trips a day in peak season with 90% being full to capacity
by rough-shunter
Thu Aug 25, 2011 2:53 am
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

Just a heads up that the Blog has been vastly updated and now includes recent images from my trip a couple of weeks ago let me know what you think thanks! For some time I have been researching the Ravenglass & Eskdale with a midterm goal of producing a layout n 7mm scale of Dalegarth station and...
by rough-shunter
Sat Apr 30, 2011 1:02 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale
Replies: 13
Views: 8769

laal Ratty- Dalegarth in 7mm scale

Now for a time i have been harboring a passion for the ravenglass and eskdale railway Especially the upper terminus at Dalegarth with the awe inspiring views of Harter fell and scarfell pike. I have decided to embark on a Long term project that will see a large 09 layout constructed showing Dalegart...
by rough-shunter
Sat Apr 09, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) River Irt/Muriel frame question
Replies: 3
Views: 3092

I went to some time and trouble to post this photo for rough shunter. Although other posts have been made by him since I put this up, there is no acknowledgement for the effort I have made for him. For boards like this to work, some good manners are a must. Hi sorry James, I don't visit this forum ...
by rough-shunter
Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:12 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) Hypothetical Sir Arthur question
Replies: 10
Views: 9377

I would be asking him why he chose such a c**p boiler design over the conventional one, and if he would have seen through time the re-boilering and rebuilding of his engines with the more traditional locomotive type Boiler.
by rough-shunter
Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:05 am
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) River Irt/Muriel frame question
Replies: 3
Views: 3092

(F) River Irt/Muriel frame question

Has anyone any photographs of the frames of Muriel or River Irt as she now is? I am trying to build chassis for both locomotives and would like to get some details in place such as frame shape and such.
Can anyone help ?
by rough-shunter
Tue Apr 06, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: GNine
Topic: Vern needs a new loco
Replies: 86
Views: 49108

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If you havent joined allready i will say that Its well worth the membership cost not just for the Magazine but for the discounts that are available at Some of the Eunited kingdoms leading miniature railways
by rough-shunter
Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:42 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: turntables on miniature type layouts
Replies: 17
Views: 9639

No one has mentioned the ravenglass and eskdale or the kirklees light railway they use turn tables there as part of the run round procedure and on my own layout in 09 i am using one as part of the procedure of running round
by rough-shunter
Fri Mar 05, 2010 1:23 pm
Forum: Prototype Prattles
Topic: (F) 18" gauge locos Carnegie and Woolwich
Replies: 9
Views: 10729

What was the original livery of Woolwich, does anyone have a clue?

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