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The Saggin' Dragon's Recent Activity

  1. The Saggin' Dragon liked Thompson1706's post in the thread Llangollen Railway.

    The River Dee is extremely high at the moment, but hasn't done any damage to the railway. The area around the new Corwen station site is flooded, but hasn't affected our works. See attached photo of 7822 running round at lunchtime today.[ATTACH] Bob.

    20200223_124158.jpg Feb 23, 2020 at 7:21 PM
  2. The Saggin' Dragon liked estwdjhn's post in the thread Suspect Stays.

    Autocorrect has much to answer for.

    Feb 22, 2020 at 10:45 PM
  3. The Saggin' Dragon replied to the thread Suspect Stays.

    Arsenical Copper?

    Feb 22, 2020 at 10:43 PM
  4. The Saggin' Dragon liked Jamessquared's post in the thread West Somerset Railway Operations.

    Although possibly at the expense of being perceived as an over mighty centre riding roughshod over the the local group on the ground! One suspects that regardless of the decision, someone in Somerset would have found a reason to complain. Tom

    Feb 22, 2020 at 6:23 PM
  5. The Saggin' Dragon liked Paul Grant's post in the thread LMS Black 5 5025.

    Latest post on the blog: https://thewatkinsontrust.blogspot.com/2020/02/boiler-back-in-frames-19th-february-2020.html Boiler is back in the frames so its somewhat the home straight from here. Also cosmetic(?) rivets have been returned to the tender.

    Feb 21, 2020 at 9:49 AM
  6. The Saggin' Dragon liked David Humphreys's post in the thread Construction of 3' Gauge Blyth for Southwold Railway Trust by NBR Engineering, Darlington.

    The wheels are now on site and will be fitted in the next few days. The completed chassis with axle boxes is on the lift behind. Cylinders finished and finished front and back covers present too. The wheels will have their crank pins shrunk...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 6:07 PM
  7. The Saggin' Dragon liked JJJ's post in the thread 76077.

    Good update in latest Heritage Railway mag. Looks like now inside and being worked on. Rewheeled, ponytruck, refurbished cab and smokebox shell done by end of the year. Just straightened frames from a historic heavy shunt in BR days Smaller...

    Feb 20, 2020 at 9:06 AM
  8. The Saggin' Dragon replied to the thread 76077.

    You possibly saw one of the Ivatt 2mt 2-6-0s; 46512, 46464 or 46428.

    Feb 20, 2020 at 8:47 AM