News from August 2011

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The Sistene Chapel – 7 August 2011

Open Weekend Model Railways – 9 August 2011

THE ARDKINGLASS RAILWAY

In the course of researching 15” gauge lines, I have followed up the possibility that a photograph might exist of Queen Victoria’s visit to Ardkinglass in early October 1875. Regrettably, the extremely helpful Curator of Photographs at the Royal Collection has been unable to trace any reference at this early date.

Could I appeal to any member of NGH who has any information on the Ardkinglass Line to contact me (directly or through ‘Miniature Railway World Forums’), and appeal to the Webmaster to PLEASE repair the damaged syntax link to Jean Maskell’s article, which I would dearly like to read? I believe the Ardkinglass line was probably the third miniature railway to be built – following Captain Rodney’s line at New Alresford about 1845 and Charles Fildes’s line at Far Sawrey in the 1860s Just possibly, Peter Brotherhood might also have had a short line at Chippenham for PEARL around 1860.

David Jones [davidandrosjones@hotmail.co.uk]

Posted by David Jones on 11 August 2011

The Apedale Drought – 14 August 2011

The Joffre Arrives – 14 August 2011

Weighbridge Installed - August 2011 – 18 August 2011

Happy Birthday – 21 August 2011

14 Mile Organ Recital - August 2011 – 31 August 2011

Annual Fishplate Oiling August 2011 – 31 August 2011

Free travel for musicians on the Corris Railway. – 21 August 2011

Model of Corris Railway station in the 1930’s to feature at Corris Model Railway and Toy Exhibition. – 12 August 2011

A chance to walk the next section of the Corris Railway to be relaid. – 1 August 2011

August 2011 Work Weekend – 20 August 2011

It's a Good Sign! – 11 August 2011

Red not Yellow (updated 08 Aug 11) – 6 August 2011

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