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Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Exton Quays a Warehouse.

As with all railways, they need a reason to exist.
Exton Quays is no exception.
There use to be a Fertiliser plant near Topsham, Guano was imported from South America it was unloaded on the quayside and transported to the plant by train. Finished products were then forwarded by train for delivery throughout the country by train.
Its finished, this is my take on "what might have been".
I have also included some photographs of the layout so far.

Nearly finished.
Exton Quays
 The hoist is made from scratch
Exton Quays

The transfer are home made and printed on "crafty Craft" transfer paper. 
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays
 A brushing of 'Smoke' weathering powder finishes off the chimney stack a treat. 
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

The finished warehouse, just needs bedding in.
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Looking across the platform 
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

The Running in board.
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

A quiet sunny Sunday afternoon.
Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Exton Quays

Looking up the Bay platform.
Exton Quays
 Through the tunnel mouth. Its hard to think that this layout is only 5 feet long
Exton Quays
 You know i like my Black & White photographs.
Exton Quays

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