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Landreath

Landreath is my N gauge model railway, set in late 19th Century Cornwall it tells the tale of railways and Tin mining around St Blazey aka 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 [...]

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

At long last I've got around to starting on the foam board scratch-build of my Tin-mine engine house. [...]

Landreath – Model Railway Update

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. [...]

St Blazey Model Railway Prototype Pictures – Close Ups

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 [...]

Three Names – One Layout

The story of three model railway layouts, one name and a lot of changes. [...]

And it shall be called…

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 [...]

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

&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. [...]

A Little Bit Of Poldark

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... [...]