Issue 208 2011 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau
Small Suppliers Forum
MODEL RAILWAY DEVELOPMENTS - 4mm wagon W-irons, suspension plates and wheelbase jigs. HOLLAR MODELS (via PARKSIDE DUNDAS) - 1950s/60s wagon posters. BRASSMASTERS - EM/P4 EasiChas for Hornby LNER A4.
Planning Burford's Townscape
Following on from his articles in MRJ No.71 and 196, Martin Goodall continues the story of the design and construction (so far) of the Burford Branch - a GWR branch line terminus based loosely on Ashburton.
Brassmasters - the growth of a cottage industry
John Jennison delves into the Brassmasters archives and lifts the lid on the personalities and background to one of our longest established kit manufacturers.
In Defence of a Dying Art
Geoff Holt defends the art of scratchbuilding and talks us through the various techniques and processes required to get started scratchbuilding a locomotive.
Step by step guide to making working steam-era style screw couplings in 4mm scale.
Iron Ore Hoppers - Part 6
With Part Six, Geoff Kent concludes this series.
Thirteen ton coal hoppers.
7mm Horsebox Upgrade
Paul Jarman builds a Parkside diagram N13 GWR Horse Box.
More computer-designed buildings
Alec Fry describes a technique for combining computer-aided design with photography to deliver an accurate representation of buildings.
Caledonian Railway No. 900
Photographs of Mike Gilgannon's model of Caledonian Railway 'Dunalastair' class No.900.
Trees from seamoss
T9 on level crossing at Wadebridge in 1959.
Goods yard operation on an exhibition layout
Leeton - an O gauge ex-LNWR terminus layout set in Lancashire in 1959.