Issue 280 2020 « Previous issue
Edited by Martin Nield
Locos of Blackberry Lane Shed
The Gauge O model of an ex-LNWR steam shed as portrayed in the 1930s was described in MRJ 198. Most of the engines displayed were visiting and belonged to fellow LNWR Society members; however, in the nine years since then Simon Fountain has built ten engines of his own.
Small Suppliers Forum
Everleigh Creations produce etched kits for Great Eastern coaches - 6-wheelers D516 Full Brake and D218 Luggage Composite, and 4-wheeled coaches D401 Third, D101 First and D501 Brake Third all suitable for 4mm OO/EM/P4; Modelu release a new catalogue, chimneys, guttering, pipe fittings and loco crew packs for Western, Midland, Eastern and Southern regions; Bigcheeseplant Designs release a 3D print for under the buffer beams of both driving and luggage ends of GWR autotrailers in both 4mm and 7mm scales.
A Signal for Port Solway
John Thompson explains how he built this complex bracket signal for the Newcastle club's 4mm NER layout
Martin Nield describes his P4 L&YR branch terminus and considers the lessons he has learned over the past 18 years since he started building it.
Buildings for Slattocks Junction
Ralph Robertson describes the journey he has been on learning new techniques to make the buildings for this layout, culminating in the magnificent Alpha Mill.
Station Road, Faringdon Part 4: The Advertising Hoarding
Stephen Williams describes how he created the advertising hoarding for Station Road, Faringdon.
Big Brother another Corris No. 4 - this time in 1/32 scale
Following on from Corris No. 3 featured in MRJ 273, Peter Kazer decided to build companion loco No. 4. Even though the prototype is not his favourite this is the third time he has modelled it.
Shirley Rowe 1935-2020
Shirley Rowe obituary