Author Archives: rhydddu

About rhydddu

Narrow gauge modeller in 4mm, 7mm and 16mm


Two bits of news: My father, who’s help on Rhyd Ddu was documented in these pages and the blog that went before it, passed away at Christmas.  I’m taking action and have nearly raised £10,000 for liver research (see below). … Continue reading

Posted in 009

Bear Creek work begins

Work has begun on the On30 layout with the donor layout stripped of figures, trees and critters (mostly to be recycled), structures (for sale) and overhead baseboard structure (to allow better access and to be reinstalled later). The next stage … Continue reading

Posted in 7mm

009 and quarrypower update

Apologies for the lack of updates – things have been busy with a certain rail franchise bid! The main news is that I have built 8 carriages (from worsley kits) for Huw Jones, a staff member at Boston Lodge, general … Continue reading

Posted in 009, prototype visits

More detail added on plans for On30 layout

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Posted in On30

Bear Creek Redwood Estates is born

A new section of this site is now live, covering my new On30 project – Bear Creek Redwood Estates… Click here for an overview of the project    

Posted in On30

Bear Creek Redwood Estates in On30

New page added here :  

Posted in 009

Sitting pretty

Work has been slow on the 009 front recently due to work commitments, a new baby and setting up this new website, but I have been able to create the interiors for carrs 100 and 102, spray them up with … Continue reading

Posted in 009