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Edited by Martyn Welch
Small Suppliers Forum
Connoisseur Models- LNER J68 loco kit in 7mm. Brassmasters - signal/turnout operating units for 2mm and 4mm. Clarke Kits - Stanton 10T slag ladle in 4mm OO/EM/P4. London Road Models - motor, gear, and motor-mount design booklet. Shedmaster 'O' Gauge Models - coupling rods for Wantage Tramway No. 5 loco in 7mm.
Constructed in EM, using traditional methods and many readily available commercial offerings, Nigel Bowyer has managed to create a suburban setting which oozes atmosphere, and it's difficult to fathom where fact stops and fiction begins.
Photograph of a steam locomotive still bearing LMS markings at Llandovery level crossing with garage in foreground, taken in 1951.
A Winter's Landscape
Barry Norman describes his methods of producing the bare bones of winter trees.
4mm GWR 'Star' built by John Hayes from a Malcolm Mitchell kit.
A tale of two Fordsons
Geoff Kent builds and compares the Coupland and Springside 4mm Ford 10cwt 'Fordson Thames' kits.
4mm Screw Couplings
Notes on assembly of Masokits 4mm screw couplings.
MRJ Workshop: Wantage Tramway No. 5 - Part 10
Martyn Welch paints and finishes Laurie Griffin's Wantage Tramway loco 'Jane'.
The 0-4-4 Now Approaching
This chassis can be a treacherous beast to tackle with its tendency to waddle and thrash about if not done properly. Roy Birch pondered this awhile before coming up with a cunning plan.
Let it all hang out
Sometimes things won't always go where you want to put them, but Bob Haskins solved just such a dilemma with a little lateral thinking.
Mounting Tortoise turnout motors alongside baseboards.
Altered Alex Jacksons
Vincent de Bode has been experimenting with Alex Jackson couplings for some time in the hope of making them more prototypical in appearance and more reliable in operation.
Peter Kirmond investigates some computer software that should encourage the modelling of more prototypical trackwork.
A taste of things to come..
Photograph of a SR 0-6-0 diesel shunter taken at Selhurst in 1938.