Bishop’s Stortford Railway Society Exhibition 2016


Steve's Narrow Gauge Adventure

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In early September the Bishop’s Stortford Railway Society held their exhibition. There was a nice mixture of layouts in a vast range of styles, scales and gauges. I’m pleased to say narrow gauge was well represented!

Fellow Beds and Bucks member Mark Howe was showing his 009 layout Stanton Cum Lacy. It was good to catch up with Mark as I haven’t seen him for a few months. Mark’s grandson skilfully operated the layout while we chatted.

Stanton cum lacy Mark Howe

An overview photograph doesn’t do justice to the detail on the layout. Let’s start with the workbench outside the engine shed and the bushes growing through the abandoned car…

Stanton cum Lacey by Mark Howe 1

Of course Stanton cum Lacey is famous for the underground RAF facilities…

Stanton cum Lacey by Mark Howe 2

..and it’s agricultural produce.

Stanton cum Lacey by Mark Howe 3

That doesn’t mean there isn’t time to relax.

Stanton cum Lacey by Mark Howe 4

Moving on to Wales. I have seen videos of That Dam Layout but I’d never seen the layout itself. The…

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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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