Barnum moves on again…..

After a short intermission while the sides of the carriage were reconnected, all 16 panels of profiled teak board have now been fixed, despite the springing of the body sides, now corrected.  This reveals just how big the Barnum’s interior saloons are compared with modern stock.  For the curious, the large forged steel brackets are…

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Barnum brings them in…..!

The 2-day Model rail event in this amazing hot summer brought crowds to the cool main buildings at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre, Ruddington – and they came to see what was happening aboard our Barnum no.228 on display and open to all….and to the surprise of many! This annual event was a great opportunity…

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Precisely up the wall….

It is really happening on Barnum no..228 up at Ruddington – and there is an open invite for bods with practical skills to come and help our small team, helped enormously by Peter Wilson’s wizardry with wood and metal….! Current state is that the interior side panelling of this Barnum are transforming – despite having…

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