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Wigan DMES Open Day - Haigh Hall
Started by: jo anne (31932)   Report abuse
It's Wigan and District Model Engineering Society's Open Day at Haigh Hall Park - this Sunday, 28th July.

Wigan DMES Open Day

Posted by: arrow (822) Report abuse
Did you go jo anne? I went to Haigh Hall because there was supposed to be a medieval fair on but there was no sign of it - probably cancelled. So I went for a quick look at the trains.

Posted by: RobinG (440) Report abuse
Does anyone remember the garden railway that Mr Waterhouse, a teacher at the Rectory School in Downall Green had in his garden in the 1940s. This was in Downall Green Road, opposite the junction with Soughers Lane, he used to invite the pupils to visit and ride on the train during the Summer months.

Posted by: jo anne (31932)   Report abuse
Arrow, I'd hoped to go yesterday but migraine stopped play for me. Thanks for those fantastic photos.

Posted by: jo anne (31932)   Report abuse

This year's Open Day is on Sun 30th July 2017: Link

Posted by: jo anne (31932)   Report abuse
Ray Sutch, (Wigan Model Engineering Society)
Open day July 30th come along free rides everyone welcome. We are expecting a number of engines from other clubs, steam and diesel.

Situated just past the 15gauge train station in the woods at Haigh. (Facebook)


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