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Our Buildings and Structures

The buildings are mainly made from kits, with some scratch built items.

buffer stops
1.  A view of the sidings showing the buffer stops which were built from a Lineside Delights resin kit.  This photograph was taken before the track was ballasted.

lineside hut
2.  A lineside hut constructed from a Lineside Delights resin kit.  See photograph 4 for a larger version.

station
3.  The station is from a resin kit by Lineside Delights with the clock and seat from Perfect World.  The figures are from Model Town.

lineside cabin
4.  A lineside cabin from a kit by Lineside Delights.  A smaller cabin can be seen in photograph 2.

coal staithe
5.  A scratch built Coal Staithe.  The shovel and hammer are from Lineside Delights.  The coal is gravel and the planks of wood are made from lollipop sticks.

water tower
6.  A water tower based (loosely) on one I saw on holiday in Switzerland.  See picture 7.

water tower
7.  The original from which the model in picture 6 came.  It is on the Rochers de Naye 800mm gauge rack railway from Montreux.

wayside hut
8.  A wayside hut constructed by our grandson Jack (Aged, at the time, 11).

signal cabin
9.  The signal cabin (from a Model Town kit) at the exit from the sidings.  The sidings have been named in memory of a dear friend.  But where is the bobby?  See people picture 3 for the answer.

wayside halt
10.  A small halt for the local manor house.  The building is from a Model Town kit.  Model Town also supplied the goods waiting for a pick-up goods train.  The station name was supplied by Cooper Craft.

station
11.  A view of the station showing the telephone box which is from RVLR Workshops and the fire buckets which are from Perfect World.

station
12.  Yet another view of the station showing the bicycle (from Lineside Delights) and the post box from Tuxcraft.

station
13.  Another view of the station, this time in the evening, showing the outside working lights.  The inside is also lit using a 'doctored' solar powered garden light.

workshop
14.  A workshop created from coffee stirers and soup cans.  The contents were purchased from P & J Models with the workman coming from Model Town.

skip
15.  I had some bits and pieces in my scrap box that I thought that I would never use - so I put them to use in this skip.  There is actually a place called Lower Down (and the dialling code is correct too).

skip
16.  The model timber yard is from Model Town.  It is part of the working area of the railway.  The Local Planning Officer has more ideas for this area - which will be implemented when I've built the rolling stock kits that I got from this year's Stoneleigh show.

skip
17.  A scratch built thunder box in the work yard.  The foreman will be wondering where his gofer has gone.  The figure is from Model Town.