An engineering works on the fictitious Ruritantian Railways modelled by J. Corsi in O-16.5 scale.
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A victorian water works scene built by Chris. Working furnaces and beam engine are animated features, while outside on the tracks the operation takes the form of a shunting puzzle moving wagons and equipment to the appropriate positions. The layout was built specifically for the 2016 ExpoNG Challenge competition.
La Garita Hills is a 0n30 scale American outline layout set in Colorado in the late 1940's. I assumes that a spur line was constructed from Moffat on the Denver Rio Grand Railroad after the successful mining of gold in the late nineteenth century. The railroad handles brewery and livestock traffic, and tourists are now making the area popular. The scenic area is 3.6 metres long by 1 metre deep, and a turntable fiddle yard adds another 1.2 metres.
Barrys Gn15 layout has many features. A through station area with loading point in the cider stores, a cider press, bar area, with the cider press below on a lower level with staff rest room, an artists studio and a spooky ghost.
A selection of photos taken of individual models of locomotives and rolling stock owned by Group members.
Knights Yard is the headquarters of a narrow gauge railway serving a nearby nursery. The layout is an attempt to build a large scale model in an extremely small space - 3 feet x 18 inches. It feature a workshop, water tank, store, loading platform, packing shed and refuelling point, all scratch built with card and household materials and using battery powered locomotives.
Stewart Greens 009 Southwold Railway layout of the area around the Halesworth engine shed, just east of the town, where the line turned away from the standard gauge and headed for the coast.
This layout was built for the 2016 ExpoNG Challenge and features a Cornish Tin Mine and sidings. The mine engine house building is a model of East Pool Whim, near Cambourne, modelled in card.
Stewart Greens small scale (Nn3) scenes of the major civil engineering structure on the Southwold Railway over the River Blyth and his pizza style Challenge layout portraying The Heronry.
After many years modelling in 009 scale, Graham has built a Gn15 scale project. Before embarking on a full exhibition layout, he built an operating diorama - a maintenance shed - with a tiny hidden fiddle yard and two sidings leading to the maintenance shed, this gave a good opportunity to get the feel of the much larger scale he was dealing with. The Heywood style 15" gauge line runs entirely within a country estate somewhere in the North Yorkshire Moors, and it's principal traffic is to and from the woollen mill, bringing in large raw wool sacks and supplies for the mill and taking out finished products after weaving. The line also transports visitors to nearby Longstone Hall and general goods, parcels, fruit and vegetables for the small village. The layout is 2.4m long by 1m wide and has three scenes using a central back scene, the wool mill, the village and a stream in a "gill" with moorland.