2 results found for 'Jim Summers'

  • Burntisland 183

    Jim Summers

    Issue 169 (2006)



    This unusual pre-group layout was the deserving winner of the 1883 Challenge organized by the Scalefour Society. Jim Summers - sometime editor of Scalefour News and a member of the East of Scotland 4mm group - explains the background.

    Tags: layouts, NBR / North British Railway

  • Mike Gilgannon - P4 pioneer

    Jim Summers

    Issue 191 (2009)


    He was a huge inspiration to Chris Pendlenton, Don Rowland and others. He was one of the first modellers in the country to work to P4 standards, and built a pre-Grouping, West Coast main line layout that eventually occupied three rooms in his Glasgow home. Jim Summers looks back over the achievements of Mike Gilgannon, a quiet and unassuming man who - for almost 40 years - occupied a very special place in the pantheon of finescale modellers.

    Tags: biography, obituaries