Issue 149 2004 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
Small Suppliers Forum
Eastfield Models scale drawings of historic Scottish prototypes in 4mm and 7mm, Hurst Models detailing kit for Lima class 156 and class 37/9 'Slugs' conversion kit in 4mm, N Brass Locomotives rolling rads in 4mm and 7mm, Comet Models 1960 Metropolitan-Cammell Pullman and GWR dia E149 coach kits in 4mm, Dave Bradwell sprung bogie units and Alan Gibson OO, EM and P4 wheels for Hornby RTR wooden-bodied Pullmans in 4mm, Genesis Kits and Cambrige Custom Transfers BR 'Birds Eye' container kit and transfers in 4mm, C-Rail transfers for Bachmann 20ft intermodal containers in 4mm with matching paints from Phoenix Precision, S Kits lineside junk in 4mm, Laurie Griffin cast GWR loco detailing parts in 7mm, Colin Craig etched handwheels and jig for Sealion/Seacow and Dogfish wagons, Judith Edge Kits NER 4-6-4 electric loco No. 13 lit in 4mm, Wizard Models/51L LNWR stock-proof fencing kit in 4mm, London Road Models L&Y Barton Wright 4-4-0 loco and matching tender kits in 4mm
Interlude at North Shields
Amid the timeless routines of mineral traffic and shipyard steel, Chris Pendlenton watches a Tyneside drama unfold.
Chaldron Wagons for Garrigill
Bob Hetherington rings the changes with a rake of archaic coal wagons for his P4 layout.
Layout Design: Holkham Quay
Working almost entirely from scratch, Gordon Gravett creates a typical collier of the post-war period. Although building ship models is his job, both the subject and the scale employed provided major challenges.
Stephen Williams builds the Brassmasters 'Rebuilt Scot'.
Turn of the Screw
Mick Moore models an unusual load in 4mm scale
Black Five loco built from a DJH (ex-Model Loco) kit in 4mm/EM by Mick Moore and painted by Ian Rathbone
That sun-bleached look
Tim Shackleton explores ways of representing scuffed, fading paintwork on modern intermodal containers.
London's Lost Riverscape
At one time the Thames was lined with wharves and warehouses, many of them rail-served. Quay Street, a 7mm scale model by Graham Overton, presents a cameo if this long-vanished scene.
Small Suppliers Plus: Hymek and mighty...
Heljan Beyer-Peacock Hymek diesel.
Views of Yarmouth's North Quay in the mid-1960s