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Midnight Oil

Joined 13 years ago from Isle of Man UK

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    Area 51 - The Truth, Myths and Legends

    12 years ago

    Area 51 - A Popular Conspiracy Theory We all love a good conspiracy theory, and on the top of the list, along with the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the death of Princess Diana, and the moon landings is the U.S. Air Force installation in Nevada, which is better know as Area 51. Due to the...

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    Beginners Guide to Building Model Railroad Benchwork & Model Railway Baseboards

    13 years ago

    Stable benchwork / baseboard are critical for smooth running As with a real railroad or railway, the most important aspect of the whole system is the foundations that the tracks are laid on. Get it wrong and disaster is is just around the next curve.

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    Re-Discover the Glyn Valley Tramway

    13 years ago

    Think of North Wales, and of course, one of the first thing that immediately springs to mind is the areas many narrow gauge railways. Persevered lines such as the Ffestiniog, Welsh Highland, Bala Lake, and the Talyllyn Railway are well known, even...

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    LEGO Brick Basic Design History

    12 years ago

    The LEGO Brick is a modern design classic. A lot of people have very fond childhood memories of growing up with LEGO. And as an adult, less fond memories of standing barefoot on a stray LEGO Bricks in the middle of the night - ouch! The LEGO...

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    Scale Models of the Isle of Man Railway

    13 years ago

    Modelling the railways of the Isle of Man is not a new fad. People have been modelling the IoMR for over 50 years. While modelling the IoMR in the smaller scales is either strictly kit or scratched built, there are ready to run IoMR locomotives and rolling stock in the garden railway scale of 15mm...

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    Is It a Coincidence, or Is the Universe Telling You Something?

    7 months ago

    Do you know how to interpret the signs the universe is giving you? Is it just a coincidence, or is the universe trying to tell you something?

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    How to Make a Temporary Garden Railway/Railroad Track

    14 months ago

    Laying down a temporary line just to get something running could be the answer to keeping up your enthusiasm while planning a permanent model railroad in the garden.


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