As most of you will know, for Trawsfynydd I will require a number of Pannier Tanks.
I’m now at the point in deciding how far I wish to detail my Panniers. I had already decided that adding lamp irons is a must! I also intend to add the missing handrail on the running plate, plus the sanding levers. I hadn’t thought about the smokebox dart….but seeing what Alan Buttler has done on one of his, I’m thinking this may be the next stage.
I’m discovering the wonderful variations in panniers….and I’ve just seen that some in my period didn’t have a top feed….groan….. :(
It seems it’s going to be a real pain to remove the top feed…and more importantly the moulded pipe work which runs along the top of the boiler………. do I do it? I don’t wish to repaint the black locos, seen as they are going to be rather grubby.
Thoughts on a post card?