Festiniog Wagon Wonderland – 2

The second instalment! This time, the results of the plug and socket axleboxes are in, and they are a success, and so were the separate brass couplings. The guinea pig was an LNWR Slate Wagon, very similar in design and construction to an FR 2-ton Slate wagon, but different enough to warrant a new model […]

Festiniog Wagon wonderland!

It all began with a One12 Models kit for preserved Van Number 99. I started building, and just like with ‘Red Damsel’, I couldn’t help but find things I could improve or super detail with a little 3D printing. The kit’s details were already mostly 3D prints, but I strive for greater accuracy and functionality […]

The Adamson Project

This all started when someone asked on RMWeb about the Adamson Locos at Oakley Slate Quarry in Blaenau. I did not know what they were at the time, I assumed the weird contraption ‘Mole’ was the subject which piqued my interest as I once had drawings for that strange beast. Anyway, I went detecting and […]