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Contents for issue 106

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Third of a century
The editor reflects on ⅓ of a century since his first magazine - Model Trains - was published
421 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: BR(W) Modified 'Hall' 4-6-0

423 OO Chris Ellis
Article New for 2013
Our annual look at some of the main models announced for the coming year continues
425 Chris Ellis
Layout idea The Railways of Watchett
Giles Barnabe revisits a location last covered in these pages in 1980 and suggests some modelling potential.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
428 Giles Barnabe
Layout description Chelsea Avenue
The editor's 'track in the streets' layout shares a baseboard with Chuggers Yard, as described here
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
430 HO Chris Ellis
Layout description Red Kite Crossing
A micro-layout based on a preservation line, well detailed, built in N.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
432 N Geoff Latham
Scale drawing GWR Permanent Way Brake Van
Plans from the notebook of Arthur North
434 Arthur North
Scale drawing GWR Mile Posts
Plans from the notebook of Arthur North
435 Arthur North
Article Pollards Hill Railway
An ingenious method of economising space for storing a model layout in a window-seat, described in 1937 by W.F. Gentry
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
436 W.F. Gentry
Article Detailing the S4
Bachmann's HO Alco S4 switcher can be detailed in numerous ways to reflect actual prototype variations. Editor covers some of the potential here.
438 HO Chris Ellis
Article DCC on a budget
Paul Brooks-Burke looks at the DCC Sound version of the Bachmann S4 HO model
440 HO Paul Brooks-Burke
Layout idea Have V36, will travel
Stuart Robinson considers a layout idea using a very common locomotive and stock in a variety of different settings.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
442 HO Stuart Robinson
Layout idea Annacis Island
Jack Trollope draws and describes a project to build a good replica of a real freight terminal facility on Annacis Island, Vancouver.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
444 HO Jack Trollope
Layout idea BASF Ferroscandia - 2
A progress report on BASF Ferroscandia by Bob Mason, with his version of the mini-Inglenook idea.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
445 HO Bob Mason

This abstract of contents is the result of months of work by John Flann and Steve Hawthorne. If you can help fill in the gaps or have spotted any errors in the existing index, please contact Emrys Hopkins.