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on track ...

…. of course, a dockside crane really ought to be able to run on track. Some time ago I acquired a number of lengths of 0-gauge track and it seemed a good idea to use them on this project, so here we go: Our crane is now equipped with a pair of MR French motors which drive bogies which fit neatly on this track which bolts conveniently to a “dockside”. 21 more words


Small level luffing crane

When I was a youngster I was always rather taken by Model 6.14, a dockside crane. Like many in the 6/7 manuals of the period the model’s lines were simple and elegant and made good use of the parts available. 166 more words


Animated Gif in Digital Media

My animated Gif, of found objects. Its a a child’s game, a metal construction kit called Meccano, dated from the 1950’s.

Found Object

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Dinky Toys, Jaguar 3.4 Litres from Meccano Ltd. 23 more words

Still Life

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Thank you for supporting the poets featured last weekend. Their work is still present in August Archives (left). 730 more words


Truly Despicable ....

You’re right, it’s been a while since the last post: I’m sorry! Who said retirement gave you more time? But since I last wrote there have been various Meccano events and club meetings, not least the annual pilcrimage to Skegness for the International show that is SkegEx. 107 more words