9 results found for 'John Cockcroft'
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Issue 75 (1994)
An O gauge seven-plank PO vehicle using a value-for-money kit made from 'proper' materials.
GNR / LNER 20 Ton Brake
Issue 88 (1996)
Review of a new 4mm kit from D&S.
L & Y Heavy Hauler
Issue 74 (1994)
John Cockcroft builds an LYR 31 class 0-8-0 in 4mm from the ex-George Norton London Road Models kit, capturing the starkly simple lines of this coal-hauling bruiser to perfection.
Lofthouse South Junction Signal Box G.N.R.
Issue 18 (1987)
John Cockcroft discusses some of the interesting design peculiarities of GNR signal boxes, epsecially the remarkable crop which turned up in the West Riding of Yorkshire, of which Lofthouse South Junction is a typical example.
Includes detailed scale drawings.
Mickey Mouse Makeover
Issue 92 (1997)
Ivatt's stylish workhorse is depicted using a Bachmann body allied to a Comet chassis built to 4mm/EM.
Ivatt 2-6-2T 'Mickey Mouse' tank
Issue 101 (1998)
John Cockcroft builds a 4mm Johnson 2-4-0 as it appeared in later life, enjoying himself with the London Road Models kit.
Pre-War Petrol Depots
Issue 60 (1993)
Prototype information relating to depots on GNR lines.
Issue 65 (1993)
John Cockcroft builds a 4mm model of the ever-popular GWR 'Hall' class, using the DJH kit and only minor surgery.
Wortley West Junction Signal Box
Issue 44 (1991)
John Cockroft takes a further look at the design peculiarities of GNR signal boxes as they appear in the often hostile terrain of Yorkshire's West Riding. This, then, is an opportunity to see how the prototype actually answered the sort of space problem faced by layout builders.