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COVID 19 MEETS THE MODEL RAILROADER—AND THE MODELLERS WIN! 😀

Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

Model railway exhibitions across the UK have been cancelled because of the Covid-19 situation. It’s just not possible to get so many people, in such close proximity, in a confined space… safely.

I really miss going to model railway exhibitions.

I miss the anticipation

Before I go to an exhibition I look at the layouts that will be attending and make a list of my ‘must see’ layouts. One example was Derwent Road by Bill Flude at Expo NG in 2019. I wasn’t disappointed: Great modelling, beautifully presented, built in speakers playing birdsong and DCC sound on the locos. It had real atmosphere.

I miss the unexpected

There’s always a pleasant surprise at an exhibition. At the Royston show in 2018 it was Chica Illinois by Peter North. A fictional small town in Southern Illinois in the 1950’s, a railroad is struggling to survive and decrepit buildings, track and…

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About Jonathan Caswell

Mr. Caswell has been composing poetry at least since High School. He has been on WORD PRESS for ten years and contributes to two other blogs beside this one. This blog has a Christian emphasis but all bloggers are welcome. Mr. Caswell chooses to---with permission--re[post material of interest

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