Calthrop's Recent Activity

  1. Calthrop replied to the thread Beeching - Any other Countries suffer the same?.

    Highly-trivia "aside" -- poignantly to me, for one: the SKGLB's demise coincided exactly -- end of September 1957 -- with the massive...

    19 Feb 2020 at 20:29
  2. Calthrop replied to the thread Beeching - Any other Countries suffer the same?.

    I have the impression that a number of Western European countries had, already as at about two-thirds of the way through the 20th...

    19 Feb 2020 at 20:19
  3. Calthrop replied to the thread Closed Stations Journey quiz.

    Bedwellty Pits Halt

    18 Feb 2020 at 19:05
  4. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    "Never mind", as they say -- realised my answer was radically wrong !

    18 Feb 2020 at 18:12
  5. Calthrop replied to the thread Harz Mountain Railway,Germany..

    Amplifying a little, if I might: the metre-gauge Suedharz Eisenbahn (I can't do umlauts; must resort to the old-fashioned "e immediately...

    17 Feb 2020 at 14:35
  6. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    A considerable process of elimination via earlier attempted answers; and a blind guess on my part. Open floor, please.

    16 Feb 2020 at 22:24
  7. Calthrop replied to the thread Closed Stations Journey quiz.

    Machen

    16 Feb 2020 at 15:26
  8. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    Is it something just so simple as -- the earliest defensively-walled city known to archaeologists?

    16 Feb 2020 at 14:15
  9. Calthrop replied to the thread Closed Stations Journey quiz.

    Bedwas

    16 Feb 2020 at 14:02
  10. Calthrop replied to the thread Closed Stations Journey quiz.

    Darran & Deri

    16 Feb 2020 at 08:59
  11. Calthrop replied to the thread Which do you like better — the Hunslet Austerities, or the USATC S100s?.

    For my personal tastes: while both classes are ugly in appearance (but rather charmingly so) -- I favour the S100, as thus being, to a...

    16 Feb 2020 at 04:42
  12. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    I'm sorta-kinda into the religion stuff, and got a fair amount of it spouted at me as a kid: was annoyed that I didn't know the answer...

    15 Feb 2020 at 10:50
  13. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    Yowie, is right. @Strat-tastic and @341o2 : each of you gentlemen has answered one correctly. Is it OK for me to request you to...

    14 Feb 2020 at 19:16
  14. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    Correct. Sounds great fun; but alas, no.

    14 Feb 2020 at 19:10
  15. Calthrop replied to the thread General Knowledge Quiz.

    I'll take the invitation up, if I may. The elusive species of giant ape-man thought by some to exist, uncatalogued by science, in the...

    14 Feb 2020 at 15:04