When I Were A Lad

When I were a lad, we didn't have Brio. We had to make our own...

When I were a lad, we didn’t have Brio wooden trains. We had to make our own….

You may be able to guess what it’s supposed to be a representation of. This one may have had trouble negotiating tight curves, and probably isn’t quite as accurate as the recent Dapol model.

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6 Responses to When I Were A Lad

  1. Neale says:

    Clearly a Western! Obviously ‘Western Enterprise’ in desert sand livery, though I’m not sure the roundel (the knot) should be quite so far back. But plenty of detail around the all-important front end! Assume the couplings are at the other end…

  2. ard sloc says:

    And all the wheels touch the, um, track!

  3. Tim Hall says:

    That’s Leonard Budget Engineering for you!

  4. Steve Jones says:

    Arguably no worse than anything pre-Dapol :D

    I still haven’t got a Western in N as yet, but I can run to a Deltic Prototype: http://youtu.be/FYDgJ2ph8mY

  5. Tim Hall says:

    BTW, my late grandfather made it something like 45 years ago,

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