Isle of Man Steam Railway Shed Tour

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Ian-IoM
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Isle of Man Steam Railway Shed Tour

Postby Ian-IoM » Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:14 pm

On Saturday we went on the Isle of Man Steam Railway workshop & shed tour – very interesting it was too. The trains are a bit broad gauge for here perhaps but I’ve put my piccys on photobucket for anyone that wants a shufti...

http://s1311.photobucket.com/albums/s66 ... ur%202012/
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Postby Trevor Coburn » Tue Oct 09, 2012 5:36 am

Thanks for sharing those Ian, seems to have changed a lot since I was last there (around 1970!) But the details of the work shop are not gauge specific are they?
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Postby Ian-IoM » Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:03 am

Trevor Coburn wrote: But the details of the work shop are not gauge specific are they?

Indeed not. I do like all the old workshop clutter and things like the rail and wheel bits used in building a fireplace. Hmm, I think my new layout needs a workshop... :roll:
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Postby Ian-IoM » Wed Oct 10, 2012 11:44 am

The fireplace piccy:
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My favourite photo of the batch - a fireplace cobbled together with some railway bits included and still in use after over a century, the modern kettle and mastic gun give the game away but it's a scene that hasn't changed much for a long time 8)
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