Monday 31 October 2011

P D Hancock locomotives

The highlight of the day for me happened quite early on pre-opening. A cheeky of-the-cuff remark to Rod Allcock generated a small package containing two items to run on Garn.

Anyone over thirty five with a glimmer of interest in narrow gauge grew up with these locos within P D Hancock's articles in RM and in his 1975 book. To have the real thing trundling up and down on Garn was a joy. So thanks to Rod for the few minutes of lend.


  1. You lucky, lucky boy :)


  2. Lucky indeed. Good to touch a bit of your early influences, good for the soul.