Wellow ( S&DJR) "OO"Gauge Model Railway.
This is based on Wellow. It is not meant to be a 1:1 model but a representation. I have not yet finished it as will be obvious from the pictures, but I promised several people some time ago that I would post some views of my progress so far..
I have included some 'old', 'real' pictures that I assume I can include under the "Creative Commons Licence". This web site is for a small number of people only and is likely to be short-lived. I thus tentatively conclude that there are no Copyright Isuues. If there are please let me know.
The pictures are not enhanced in any way: I shall look into doing this at a later date.
It is actually an oval circuit although it is not obvious from the pictures. There is a short curved area near the signal box and then a separate straight bit that is going to have sidings etc. It is going to be a kind of fiddle-yard but a scenic one if you see what I mean. I have wired it so that I can lift it easily into the house from its present location in the garage and have it as a separate stand-alone exhibit. I know this will infuriate the purists but I may consider a non-S&DJR layout for this part. Hassop station in the Peaks was a favourite (still ex-Midland), but I think I will make up a rural GWR scene. No comments please!. I planned that this lift-out section could be replaced by others - perhaps from different eras and/or Operating Companies.
It is wired for DCC using a NCE controller. Yes there is a diesel 'gronk' in some pictures. It was under special offer and it had sound. As ever, Rule One applie!
Richard. Nov 1st 2011
Very surprising how all the faults are magnified under the lens!
The excess flock will be vacuumed-up tomorrow, and the gaps between buildings and bases will need to be covered.
The Loading gauge has still to be included.. The ballast is abit of a disaster and needs a superficial layer to be applied. I have yet to do the cess.
The tall red-bricked building was once the Fullers' Earth factory and used to have its own siding, (since taken up and the points re-aligned).
The green colour seems rather saturated. It's not as bad as this under natural light.
The signal box. It still stands. The buldling to the left is new