A 5 inch gauge garden railway
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|My garden railway is a circuit
around my garden, and there are now 2 sidings in the
garage and a further siding is under construction near
It was built with 16mm
Aluminium rail fixed to well creosoted soft wood
sleepers. Galvanised large head clout nails were used to
fix the rail to the sleepers. A rail gauge was made from
a piece of aluminium angle with slots cut at 5 inch gauge
to slot over the rails while fixing. Curves were formed
by hand, and feet!
|I now have two loco's:
carries the number 2 and is a 4 wheel battery loco. She
has a 12 volt motor from a battery lawn mower. I obtained
this loco as part exchange for a 5 inch gauge steam loco
that I couldn't get on with.
|The last week of October 2002 saw the potting
shed partially demolished and rebuilt with new timber. A
pair of doors have been built into the front to enable a
new siding to pass through to the garage so that the
stock can be driven in & out in stead of having to
Now all I need is some more rail! Update!! Rail now to hand, track
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