Articles on Landreath

Walk Through – How I Created This Scene: scenery, track & viaducts – and Layout Progress

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My N gauge model railway continues with another hill scene diorama nearly completed. Here’s a quick walkthrough of how this was done and other recent progress on it. Read Now

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What would you do differently? Here’s a quick walkthrough of how I modelled the hills, viaduct and track in a scene on my layout. How do you create yours? [Intermediate]

The Beginnings Of A Cornish Tin Mine: Landreath Model Railway – Update

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n gauge scratch build mineAt long last I’ve got around to starting on the foam board scratch-build of my Tin-mine engine house. Read Now

At long last I’ve got around to starting on the foam board scratch-build of my Tin-mine engine house. Updated:7/05/16

Landreath – Model Railway Update

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Cornwall Mine TramwayIt’s been a struggle but I finally have enough field and documentary research for my Cornish mine and have started on the model construction. Read Now

It’s been a struggle but I finally have enough field and documentary research for my Cornish mine and have started on the model construction. Updated:12/07/15

St Blazey Model Railway Prototype Pictures – Close Ups

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Railway buildings at St Blazey, CornwallI spent the early May bank holiday week in Cornwall and not being one to miss an opportunity I sneaked off to do some more research on the railway at St Blazey and Par – on which my “Landreath” N gauge layout is based. Read Now

I spent the early May bank holiday week in Cornwall and not being one to miss an opportunity I sneaked off to do some more research on the railway at St Blazey and Par – on which my “Landreath” N gauge layout is based. Updated:5/06/15

Three Names – One Layout

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The story of three model railway layouts, one name and a lot of changes. Read Now

The story of three model railway layouts, one name and a lot of changes. Updated:5/05/15

And it shall be called…

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As regular readers will know I’ve been struggling with the description of my model railway layout and have been thinking about a name for it. After some research and thought here’s what I’ve chosen. Read Now

As regular readers will know I’ve been struggling with the description of my model railway layout and have been thinking about a name for it. After some research and thought here’s what I’ve chosen. Updated:30/04/15

Tin Miners, Victorians and Cornwall – The Story Behind My N Gauge Layout

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Cornish tin mine&nsbp;A tale of Victorian workers toiling in below ground in dark, dirty, dangerous Tin mines, of steam trains and a small village in Cornwall.
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&nsbp;A tale of Victorian workers toiling in below ground in dark, dirty, dangerous Tin mines, of steam trains and a small village in Cornwall. Updated:5/04/16

A Little Bit Of Poldark

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In my previous post I mentioned that my layout was going to be based around mining. What I didn’t say is where the idea came from… Read Now

In my previous post I mentioned that my layout was going to be based around mining. What I didn’t say is where the idea came from… Updated:13/03/16