Issue 273 2019 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Paul Karau and Barry Norman
Small Suppliers Forum
CSP Models move up into 'O' gauge releasing several models from their 4mm range - CSP7-01 Hawthorn, Leslie & Co. Ltd. 0-4-0 built in 1890; CSP7-02 Hudswell-Clarke GWR Dock Tank; SANS03 GWR 2-4-0 River Class; SANS09 A pair of Great Western Mess and Tool Vans that compliment the breakdown crane kit; CSP21 Fox Walker 0-6-0 saddle tank (4mm); London Road Models releases a number of kits - MR Railmotor comprising two motor carriages numbered 2233/2234; 45ft clerestory roof family saloon built for theLNWR to D63 and for the WCJS to D13; NER S3/LNER B161 4-6-0 and 4,125gallon tender1
Although believing that his layout ideas would get no further than sketched plans drawn amongst notes taken at meetings, David Fisher got things underway after being encouraged to do something constructive to distract from the pressures of work. Templefield is a tale with a happy ending and we are very pleased to bring it to the pages of MRJ.
The Maltings at Cobbolds Wharf
Photographs of Cobbolds Wharf, a Scale 7 layout built by Bury St. Edmunds MRC and to be exhibited at the Club's 70th exhibition
Corris No. 3 in the last days on the Corris
Peter Kazer builds his favourite loco in both 1/48 and 1/32 scales. The locomotive is now running on the Talyllyn Railway as No. 3 Sir Haydn
A conversion by Alan Whitehouse of an N gauge Graham Farish 4F, to a 2mm finescale GCR J11
The Paget Christian Centre
The stunning 2mm finescale layout 'Copenhagen Fields' will need no introduction to readers of this magazine. "It has been my pleasure to be associated with the realisation of this layout since the 1980s", says Tom Knapp, although mostly from afar (san Francisco). Over the years, I have been able to contribute several structures (including a model of Keen House). My latest effort has been the Paget Christian Centre located on Randall's Road.
K Class Manning Wardle Part 2
Karl Crowther continues with his build of an RT Models kit
Newton Heath Works
Photograph of the winner of the cameo challenge - a 7mm scale diorama which will be featured in a future MRJ
Searchlight signals were installed initially by the 1930s, the colour of the lens being changed mechanically. Although rarely modelled, Jas Millham decided to include them at Abbey Street, his S scale layout that was featured in MRJ No. 260. Here he describes how he built them, and introduces a new topic to the pages of the MRJ
Forming GWR Commode Handles
Trevor Pott describes how he forms GWR commode handles
Station Road, Faringdon Part 2: Groundwork and Surfacing
Stephen Williams describes how he created the groundwork and surfacing for Station Road, Faringdon.
Photograph of an astonishing backhead for an American O gauge (1/48 scale) Katsumi of Tokyo brass model