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Posted by on in Empire Mills

Well I've spent the day making bushes and a hedge. I've found a pretty straightforward technique that gives pleasing results.

To start off, we had already placed rubberised horsehair around the layout as a first step. It had all be sprayed brown before placement but they didn't really look that good. So here's what I did to improve the looks.

Copenhagen Fields at KX “Steam Extravaganza”

Well we have certainly had a very different weekend to the normal model railway exhibition!  After a hectic few weeks of work with a major re-wire of the front boards (a fall-out from the Preston show 6 months ago) we got the layout moved to the Kings Cross Granary square complex on Friday 9th for their “Steam Extravaganza”.  The layout was exhibited in the ‘Crossing’, a large exhibit space close to the Central St Martins school of Arts entrance.

Via Eboracum and Copenhagen Fields Programme

As promised a  photo of VIA EBORACUM.  I thought I would take up garden railways.  It now needs the road way granite setts and pavements and of course a lot of painting: yellow London stock brick.  In the end, I lined all of the arches, as these days digital cameras can get low trackside views all too easily!  There will be another factory entrance cut into the rear wall at the extreme RH end.

It’s been a little while since the last missive so I thought it was time to update on layout matters.  As you know, our last outing was to the Preston show in March, but Mike did also take Mrs W’s yard to Acton Depot as publicity for the Club’s Ally Pally exhibition.  The layout then went into to store (as is the pattern of recent years) to allow others to use the lower hall.