Monthly Archives: November 2010

Arctic Express 1895

Last week I had a very enjoyable but slightly chilly weekend in Oslo, giving me my first snow of the winter. Being unable to find very much in the collection relating to Norway, (although we do have some nice images … Continue reading

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Conserving ‘The Shark’: part 3 (plus bonus Green Arrow pics)

This is the third and final part in a series of blog posts by Robin Gibson, who’s working with Stathis Tsolis on the conservation of an 1860s locomotive model.  Read part 1 and part 2 The weeks have passed so quickly here … Continue reading

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Record Breakers Cab It weekend at Shildon – featuring APT-E

This weekend at Shildon sees the re-launch of the APT-E support group at the twice yearly Cab It event. More details on the Cab It! event page (note that, contrary to an earlier press release, Kit Spackman’s talk will now … Continue reading

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Star of the West – Lode Star at Tyseley

This last weekend saw a rare outdoor appearance for Great Western Railway Star class 4003 “Lode Star”. Recently removed from the Great Hall at York – its home since 1992 – the loco is on its way to STEAM, The … Continue reading

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