"Road and railway slumbered gently under a
that lazy July morning when first I found the somnambulant
little station of Upper Isis..."(Anne Orther)
railwaysThere's a detailed description below each photo but if you prefer, just click your mouse anywhere inside each one to move to the next...
indent This view from above the entrance
shows the general layout of the station. The goods yard approach leads off to the
left-hand side, curving round the Isis. The narrow nature of the site, caught as it
is between the river and the road, explains why the goods yard had to be located a little
further down the valley. (That's our excuse, anyway!)
indent It is probably worth mentioning that this model has baseboards only 15" wide so, rather like the thin lady who looks less thin in a vertically striped dress, the many layers of river, fencing, track, platform, more fencing, road and finally the hedge, wall and cottage all help provide an illusion of depth where in fact there is very little!
indent More recently, this layout came back to us and was rebuilt into a slightly more complex model, with more, longer sidings. It is hoped to add details of the rebuild in due course...
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