Issue 154 2004 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Tim Shackleton
Small Suppliers Forum
Brassmasters LMS/BR 4F loco kit in 4mm, Exactoscale/P4 Track Company NewTrack rang in 4mm/P4, London Road Models ex-GNR N1 0-6-0 kit in 4mm, Walsworth Models LNER/BR coal hoist kit in 4mm and 7mm, Judith Edge Kits NER Newport-Shildon Bo-Bo of class EF1 kit in 4mm, DJH diesel kit in 7mm
GWR '517' class 0-4-2T in 7mm built and painted by Tony Reynalds, lined by Alan Bracjenborough and weathered by Martyn Welch.
Scenes in and around Blyth, Northumberland taken between May 1956 and September 1958
Steve Hall assembles a rake of 4mm scale ballast wagons from Parkside plastic kits.
The standard of entries in this year's competitions - judged by Mike Sharman and Tim Shackleton - was as high as ever, with scratchbuilds slugging it out with heavily adapted kits. Steve Hall's rake of four Grampus ballast wagons - described in detail in this issue - unaccountably failed to catch the judges' eye, but here are some models that did.
Johnson 0-4-4T built by Morgan Gilbert, Thompson suburban coaches built by Keith Bradbury, Highland road van and Caledonian Railway tank wagon built by Ray Nolton, GWR 'County' 4-4-2T built by Jeff Day, gasworks retort house scratchbuilt by Andy McMillan
Ponthafren Change for Llanfair
Within the confines of a tiny 8ft bedroom, Roger Lycett-Smith brilliantly recaptures the atmosphere of the old Cambrian Railway after it had become the GWR's Central Wales Division.
Chris Pendlenton puts together a 4mm kit for one of the fascinating ES1 steeple-cabs - and, true to form, makes a few deviations from the instructions.
The Scammell Scarab was a great workhorse for BR. Paul Jarman builds the only true-scale 7mm kit on the market.
Classic Commercials kit
Big is Beautiful
First sight of Camden currently being built.