Hornby goes Steampunk – Cogs with Everything!

Geek points – yes, those are Airfix spacemen!

Didn’t expect this one … OO HO figures, rolling stock, waggons … cogs with everything!


Brief Hornby intro to Steampunk https://youtu.be/YdWO2zAQ7f8

Short BBC interview with Laurie Calvert https://youtu.be/mBzYnHsFeG8

Interesting or humorous development. It might engage some adult collectors or some teenage or child railway modellers, inspired by Steam Punk / Harry Potter / Philip Pullman / Mortal Engines / ImagiNations …

Not sure if I prefer my Steam Punk a little more Rowland Emmett

Dinosaurs and Railways? Like Doctor Who, been there before (or in the future?) Do a Snooville! https://sidetracked2017blog.wordpress.com/2019/10/13/do-a-snooville/

Hopefully it will catch the interest in the same way this Junior Modeller WW1 article did for me in the 1970s https://sidetracked2017blog.wordpress.com/2017/08/15/inspirational-articles-no-1-ww1-railway/

Blog posted by Mark Man of TIN 1 May 2020