Trackside
Trackside
Trackside - A detailed study of the track layout from 1961 to 1977 with photos of the engine, the drivers and the surrounding area.








Photo: Baguley 3232 and carriages under the station canopy © 1967 Light Straw Archives.
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The layout of the miniature railway was changed several times during the 1960s as the camp grew and more land was needed for car parking, water tanks, staff accommodation and alternative visitor attractions.


Track Layout  
The Track Layout
The track layout in detail.





Photo: The author examines the points at the bend by the boating lake © 1967 Light Straw Archive.
A Closer Look  
A Closer Look
Here we take a closer look at the engine, carriages and drivers...





Photo: Standing next to Baguley 3232 © 1965 Light Straw Archives.
Trackside Features  
Trackside Features
The surrounding area featured castle turrets, windmills, wishing wells and mushrooms.





Photo: Trackside © 1967 Light Straw Archives.
On the Train  
On the Train
On the train with friends.






Photo: On the train with friends © 1969 Light Straw Archives.

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