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by Broadoak
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:38 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

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by Broadoak
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1872/30304312138_1413391ea4_z.jpg A close up of skip chassis loaded with sundry items for repair in the workshops. These sort of jobs are done during the winter and other odd times when field work is not possible. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1838/43453186684_d50561...
by Broadoak
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1820/29211476397_1329dd42eb_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1846/30282145918_f59cbdc73f_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1898/44100753562_a07294eacb_z.jpg A few more shots taken during a typical operating session at the show. Peter M
by Broadoak
Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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I did a local show yesterday at a place called Cogenhoe, pronounced locally as Cook na. Andy Knott my usual helper had brought along his camera and he took a few photos of the layout. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1883/43413643164_2ceb45d6eb_z.jpg Wooden bodied Simplex with hidden driver and his sm...
by Broadoak
Wed Jul 04, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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by Broadoak
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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https://farm1.staticflickr.com/927/43121102782_60dee95209_z.jpg https://farm1.staticflickr.com/925/29299419248_959194bbca_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1808/42452844474_52dae6831f_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1827/42266480795_65af3f1328_z.jpg A few shots to illustrate the differences...
by Broadoak
Mon Jul 02, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1829/29275111458_2a1fce804f_z.jpg https://farm1.staticflickr.com/915/42242412375_dcebb039ba_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1805/42428153454_1a5009c82d_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1804/42242448395_ef62bdc9e7_z.jpg A few more views of the activities in th...
by Broadoak
Sun Jul 01, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1761/29261439748_52f3482c68_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1786/41322207980_4102de544a_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1827/42229165495_0c833bc8cb_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1823/29261507818_377584e34a_z.jpg The last picture features a Canadian Fo...
by Broadoak
Sun Jul 01, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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https://farm1.staticflickr.com/847/42407478604_bfa409b630_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1763/42221715635_9b12e66f95_z.jpg https://farm1.staticflickr.com/913/41314938940_6eee4e8335_z.jpg https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1805/42407510114_5e3bd1ee55_z.jpg A few more general views of the yard on a...
by Broadoak
Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

While checking everything over prior to the show I did a couple of jobs I have been meaning to do for some time. I have never liked the look of the driver in the green shunter so I used the dog as a sort of distraction. Now the shunter has a new driver and the little white dog has now taken up resid...
by Broadoak
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

I have been on the substitutes bench for a rather specialist show, mostly diesel and electric layouts, at Market Harborough tomorrow. Unfortunately one of the exhibitors has had to pull out so my services have now been called on. On the exhibition thread on RM web Two Sisters is described as “ a mag...
by Broadoak
Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: 1/35th Scale 2ft Gauge
Replies: 3
Views: 477

Re: 1/35th Scale 2ft Gauge

I will follow this thread with interest. The buildings definitely appeal to me. With a little work they could be made to look British I think.

Kind regards Peter M
by Broadoak
Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

I did a small local show recently with my regular helper Andy Knott who was in David Baily mode and took a few pictures. A touch more arty than the usual fare I think. https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1787/29001843028_95092a66e2_z.jpg https://farm1.staticflickr.com/891/41063720510_ac45262a5f_z.jpg htt...
by Broadoak
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Well that is it, I have been all through the thread and added as many of the missing photographs as I could find. It is back more or less as it was before the photos went AWOL, any mistakes put it down as another senior moment.
Now just the other three threads to do.

Regard Peter M
by Broadoak
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

I have made a start re-doing all the photographs but it is taking much longer than I expected it to. In fact it means updating four different sites all done at different times. Still I'm getting there slowly all the most recent on all four have now been done. The older pictures are taking longer to ...
by Broadoak
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Thanks for that Mick, I too have all my original photos on a hard disc, on cd’s and a memory stick. It just means uploading everything again then posting it all on four different sites.
Personally I get on alright with Flickr so am staying with it.

Kind regards Peter M
by Broadoak
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

It seems the site that I uploaded my photographs on postimage.org is currently not working, so all my images have gone. I have had my suspicions for some time and recently started using Flickr instead. This is the third time this has happened to me and if Flickr folds up I will not be posting any mo...
by Broadoak
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: A couple of films well worth a look.
Replies: 1
Views: 342

A couple of films well worth a look.

I have found a couple of videos, that are not railway related but worth a look. They feature the river Thames which I remember as a young lad with much affection. The river was so busy in those far off days with tugs and lighters and larger ships down river in the dock area. I was fascinated by the ...
by Broadoak
Wed Feb 14, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: A film worth a look
Replies: 1
Views: 368

A film worth a look

Peter M

Here is something I have just happened upon and well worth a look.

Ffestiniog Railway Quirks and Curiosities II on you tube

Some of the devices featured would not look out of place down on the farm.

Peter M
by Broadoak
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Thanks Chris, you are too kind. :D

Regards Peter M
by Broadoak
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

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Thanks for the link Southpier, I have found out a little more about the device from a later book on the potato railways of Lincolnshire. It says in the caption that a petrol engine device collects produce from the fields. The device was actually powered by steam using a flash steam boiler. It was ma...
by Broadoak
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Sorry about that Chris, a senior moment I think. It's a you tube film.

Try Huntleyarchives.co then Film 11911 in the search. It should then work.

Regards Peter M
by Broadoak
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

narrow gauge railways 1930's film 11911


This excellent little film was posted on another forum and is well worth a look.
It gives a real flavour of what actually went on on one of the larger farms.

Peter M
by Broadoak
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Thanks Andi, it is good to be back.

Regards Peter M
by Broadoak
Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 270
Views: 131725

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

I am pleased to say that I am once more back on the web. I have got rid of the BT special deal, about £40 pounds plus per month for 12gb per month, this includes the line charge and then it was only working 50% of the time. Now I am with Vodaphone which is high speed unlimited, with no line charge a...

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