Issue 70 1994 « Previous issue | Next issue »
Edited by Bob Barlow
Small Suppliers Forum
Hobbyco - Xuron cutters. Andrew Cox - etches for 2mm SECR locos & stock. J.A.Crew & Co. - tools & components. Corgi - various busses in 1:76 scale. Great Western Wagons - 3 new kits. CGW Nameplates - etched field fencing. Comet - new loco chassis and coach kits. Shire Scenes - detailing kits. Dart Castings - whitemetal kits & bits. Peter Stevens - 'PhotoCat' software for cataloguing photos. Chivers Finelines - 4mm kit for LNER Q6 class. Clays Railway Circle - 2mm kit for LMS 3 plank wagon.
The East End of London is a tough and uncompromising area, a far cry from the rural railway idylls favoured by many. Yet its gritty urban setting provided a team from Leamington & Warick MRS with a fascinating subject for a 4mm, EM layout set in the 1980s.
A. E. Smith 1927 - 1994
Paul Marshall-Potter blends a proprietary plastic body with an etched chassis kit and extra fittings to produce a 4mm/P4 model of a much-loved prototype.
Layout Design: Wells-next-the-Sea
The MRJ Project Manning Wardle 'F' - Part 5
Starting scratchbuilding in 4mm
Finishing & painting
Refining a 7mm Pannier
Gerry Beale proves that an old favourite loco - Vulcan's version of the ubiquitous 57xx - can produce a stunning result with a little extra time and effort.
Wagon Loads No.6: Loose Floorboards
Floorboards, battens, beams, branches and boles - indeed timber of every description once rode the rails.