Issue 105 1998 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Martyn Welch
Small Suppliers Forum
Sparmac Models new joint-proprietor and new additions to 7mm Gresley LNER coaching stock. Mercian Models 7mm pre-war road vehicles. Peter Thatcher 7mm plates. Alan Gibson 4mm LMS Stanier 2-6-4T and reboilered Jubilee kits. Santona Publications book series 'Working Wagons'. Sagami 1836 flat-can motors from Home of '0' Gauge. High Level Kits 4mm etched Armstrong Whitworth 0-4-0 diesel kit. Connoisseur Models 4mm component pack for LNER class J65, J67 and J69/1.
Coaches from Traditional Materials
Nick de Courtais says you don't need metal or plastic to get a finescale result. He builds his 4mm coaches from wood and paper.
Still Growing: The Ultra-Fine Main Line
Ten years ago, MRJ published the first ever account of Bill Richmond's extraordinary modelling odyssey in New Zealand - the re-creation of a large section of the LMS main line in 4mm scale. Bill sticks to pure, uncompromised Scalefour standards, and even back in 1988, he'd been at work on his project for some 20 years. Today - with over 30 years under his belt - the project continues, aided by a team of enthusiastic helpers from both the Antipodes and the UK. With work now starting on the construction of Euston itself, two of them - David Lord and Roger Howell - send this report.
Met-Camms in Multiple
Tim Shackleton builds 4mm DMUs from two different sources - the kit market and a major RTR manufacturer. It all depends on the kind of butchery you enjoy.
DC Kits and Lima class 101.
1939 view of LNER 4-4-2T no. 9503 at Thornton Junction (ex NBR).
[Photo: Fry's Sentinel 0-4-0]
Prototype photo of 'Sardine can' Sentinel 0-4-0 run by Fry's, the chocolatiers of Bristol, taken in 1961.
New Screw Couplings in 7mm
Review of CPL Products working 7mm locomotive and wagon screw couplings.
Many Thanks Bob...
Letters of tribute for Bob Barlow's editorship.
View of Martyn Welch's 7mm/S7 layout 'Monks Eleigh' (featured in MRJ 106).
Layout Design: Portwood Sidings
Tiviot Dale goods yard and sidings, Stockport.
[Photo: Appleby milk depot]
Prototype photo of Appleby milk depot on the Settle-Carlisle line in the 1950s.