The garden at our new house is pretty much square, about an acre, with the house
in the middle and a stable block down one side, with pig-sty/engine shed at one
19th century pigsty - soon to be the new engine shed
Looking South from the engine shed door - the rhubarb patch will need a little remodelling
The line will sweep around along the back wall/fence. The weeds and compost are all being dug out with
I hope that the first phase of building will get a 300 foot run along the
Southern boundary, terminating in a run round loop. In the future, there are
several options for making a continuous run, subject to negotiation with the
domestic authorities. I would like to develop it as a narrow gauge line, run
with large (though necessarily short wheelbase) engines along the lines of a
Looking East along the back fence. The old shed is due for demolition, its replacement will move out a little...
... to provide more space - this gap is just under two feet, I need nearer four for safety
At the far East end there is a small rockery. A bit of remodelling will make more clearance round the
back either as a cutting or (ideally) a tunnel...
...which will come out here.
Looking North from the cutting exit, this will be the end of the first stage of the line - enough room
for a runaround loop