Issue 279 2020 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Jerry Clifford
36 Years of Copenhagen Fields
The northern, Holloway bank section of this iconic 2mm layout first appeared in MRJ 46 in 1991. With the layout now well into its fourth decade and the southern section covering Belle Isle and the Kings Cross goods yard making steady progress, Tim Watson takes us through the layout's past, present and future.
Small Suppliers Forum
London Road Models release a new kit for the LNWR/LMS/BR Ramsbottom 0-4-0 saddle tank; Cambridge Custom Transfers announce re-acceptance of orders but only via email with on-line payment (BACS or PayPal); Rumney Models release a loco and tender chassis kit for the Nucast M&SWJR 2-4-0 locomotive kit (X.13) suitable for OO, EM and P4, as well as two detailing etches for late Midland and early LMS Stones ventilators and an Ivatt pony truck detailing fret, all in 4mm scale.
Keep Yourself Alive Part 2
Nick Mitchell continues his detailed look at how the performance of very small lightweight models can be transformed by incorporating DIY DCC 'stay alive' circuits.
Photograph of Pete Warren's 2mm finescale layout to be featured in a future MRJ.
Kitchen Table Modelling
Mick Rawlings built this beautiful Irish Standard gauge (5ft 3in) Great Northern 4-4-0 in 3mm scale with full compensation and working inside motion without the aid of a lathe or other machine tools, using nothing more sophisticated than basic hand tools, a mini-drill and stand and a great deal of skill and ingenuity.
Kitchen table technology at its best.
Bottom Works Siding
Chris Matthews describes his atmospheric 4mm, OO Cameo entry.
Adrian Swain 1943-2020
Adrian Swain obituary
St. Erth Station in 2mm Finescale
An update from Steve Martin.
Building a 2mm scale Class 15
Bob Isgar describes how he built a Class 15 loco in 2mm scale.