Ashton Packet Boat company have their own 2 foot (24″) narrow gage railway.
Tas, Bob and I headed over to the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition 2015 in Harrogate.
On Saturday I went along to the Canal and River Trust’s National Waterways Museum in Ellesmere port (on the Shropshire Union Canal) for the Model Boat Show.
57ft Aqualine Manhattan Narrowboat cruiser stern. 57ft Aqualine Manhattan narrowboat in good interior condition powered by Isuzu 35hp diesel engine with 40 gallon fuel tank and stainless steel propeller shaft. Steering is from large cruiser stern with teak seating/rail. Layout… Continue reading →
70ft Tug style narrowboat for sale, £69,995 Detailed steelwork with recessed panels, 4 x sets of side doors, Houdini hatches, Pigeon Box and a trad stern by Paul Barber Boatbuilders Ltd. Professional fit-out offering 2-4 berth accommodation with a Boatman’s… Continue reading →
The first diagrammatic map of London’s rapid transit network was designed by Harry Beck in 1931. Beck was a London Underground employee who realised that because the railway ran mostly underground, the physical locations of the stations were irrelevant to… Continue reading →
A while ago I looked at Solar Panels (Photo Voltaic) and did some research, (including reading a very hippy book [Electrosmog[note electromagnetic “smog” is caused by mobile phones and the masts needed to power them, as well as microwaves, computers and electrical equipment…. Continue reading →
Following on from Springer for Sale b0atg1rl and I will be down at nbArianrhod on Friday and Monday. If you want to come by Frouds Bridge marina and say hi. Please contact us via SoYouWannaBuyABoat.
Following on from Part One, I found this article titled “A Walk on the Wild Side around Gloucester Docks” on Narrowboat World, where Alan Tilbury talks about his experience of Gloucester Quays: The state of the area was something that I had got completely… Continue reading →