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Scale: 1/76 OO
Size: 5' x 16" (11' x 16" inc fiddle yards)


Catcott Burtle, a could have been scenario which is heavily influenced by the BBC TV film Branchline Railway, and having been taken in by the wild open feel of the area much dominated by willow, water and big skies. Many roads in the area crossed the railway via manned level crossings rather than bridges, with each crossing having its own crossing keeper and railway cottage. Several of the cottages had no running water or electricity right up to closure in 1966, the water being delivered by rail in milk churns! Catcott, one of the many crossings on the line never was a halt or had sidings. In the parallel universe world here, imagine if to serve the local peat deposits things had been very different?

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Catcott (full res)

Catcott (full res)

690 photos, 1 video

Catcott Burtle

Catcott Burtle

344 photos, 1 video