Sunday, 13 September 2015
Jones The Steam
Here's a super steam powered model railway layout, that was on show yesterday as part of the heritage weekend celebrations.
I think everyone loves watching trains of all sizes, especially the steam ones, as they portray the romance of a bygone age. Although for me, I think I prefer old cars.
It was a big layout and took up quite a lot of the space in the hall that it had been set up in. The enthusiasts had a couple of engines on the go, and the town that they had created was really quite quaint with a few houses, some cars and of course a station.
I watched them go round the track a few times and enjoyed looking at the small plume of steam every time the locos started up. Sometimes there was a bit of water on the tracks, and one of the owners had to rub the track with a cloth. No wrong leaves on the line in the model world!