Midland wooden buffer stops

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Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Fri Jan 27, 2017 9:51 am

Having found the article on Whitwell in Midland Record I built the Midland Railway wooden buffer stop. The real one still exists rotting away and damaged after Network Rail dumped spoil on it from a new communications mast.

Evergreen strip, Slater's Microstrip, Gibson brass wire.

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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby garethashenden » Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:22 pm

That looks very good. Quite similar to the North London Railway bufferstops I built.
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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:27 am

The Midland also had a variety of sleeper built buffer stops. In overall space they are the same size as standard rail build ones including the bolted on parts.
This is a casting.
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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:34 am

Master on the left. 3 cast stops to the right.

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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:37 am

A closer view. I've not cleaned the casting up yet.

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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Fri Mar 03, 2017 1:39 am

A better view of the earlier wooden one.


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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Wed Apr 05, 2017 8:55 pm

I've made up another wooden buffer stop in parts so I can cast it. I showed it at Scalefour North on Saturday. The sleeper built buffer stop has gone through a slight genesis and corrected the faults of the original master and casting.
I will be making them available soon.
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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Wed Apr 05, 2017 9:02 pm

I've built up a representation of an Adlake buffer stop lamp simce Christmas too. Not sure if it will cast very well as it is small. I will try it.
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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Wed May 17, 2017 2:38 pm

Casting buffer stops now. Wooden Sleeper built type. GER also had a very similar type. Anyone want one PM me. You have to add your own clinker on the top though.
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Re: Midland wooden buffer stops

Postby Hardwicke » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:44 pm

I'm selling the sleeper built ones on ebay now.
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