The West Clare Garden Railway


This site is devoted to items of interest relating to the Irish narrow gauge railways, garden railways, small scale live steam locomotion, and my own West Clare Garden Railway.  If any of this piques your interest, you're welcome to take a look around!




Updates:  16 December  A new set of pages describing my progress to date on the construction of a pair of Tralee & Dingle bogie coaches.  Click  here or find the link at the bottom of the WCGR page below.

23 August:  I've added a new gallery of photos from my afternoon at Ron Brown's Steam in the Garden steamup.  Link here or from the WCGR page below.

08 May:  A new photo gallery of images taken this past winter and spring to date.  Link to it will be found by following the link below to the WCGR page.

24 April 2006...
  with a gallery of photos from my recent tour of the Irish narrow gauge collection at the New Jersey Museum of Transportation.  Links are found on the West Clare Extension page below.

The West Clare Garden Railway was featured in the February 2006 issue of GardenRail magazine.  Click on the image below to go to the GardenRail home page.



I hope you enjoy your visit.   I welcome any comments and suggestions.  E-mail me at the link below.


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This site documents one person's attempt to model the Irish narrow gauge railways, in particular the West Clare, but has no connection with the West Clare Railway Company or the restoration effort now underway at Moyasta, Co. Clare.  Best viewed at 800 x 600 or higher with high color.

As for the legalese... Except where noted, all text and images copyright (c) 2007 Matthew Labine