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Contents for issue 107

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Getting Started
The editor reflects on how newcomers to the hobby are in their forties or older, and wonders what exists to entice youngsters.
449 Chris Ellis
Review Hornby: GWR 42XX / 52XX 2-8-0T

451 OO Chris Ellis
Review Hornby: GWR Class 72XX 2-8-2T

451 OO Chris Ellis
Review Graham Farish: Class 70 Powerhaul diesel (371-635)

451 N Chris Ellis
Scale drawing Private Owners' Wagon Prototypes - London Districts
Evans & Bevan and Sheepbridge
Plan(s)
453 Victor B. Payne
Layout idea Dunmow Sidings
Trevor Hill suggest a layout idea inspired by a real setting and place in East Anglia
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
454 Trevor Hill
Layout description Starker Verkehr
Steve Grantham is building a new compact freight yard layout based on one of his previous well-tried schemes.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
456 HO Steve Grantham
Layout description Argenton Wharf Yard
Affordable O gauge is still very possible if you look for the bargains and build a small and simple layout, as Les Coleman desribes.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
458 OO Les Coleman
Article Catwater postscript
Giles Barnabe describes some new cars made from oddments and reveals plans for a new compact G scale layout.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
460 G Giles Barnabe
Scale drawing Midland Railway Mile Posts, Bridge Plates and Boundary Posts

Plan(s)
462 Arthur North
Layout idea The Railways of Watchet
Giles Barnabe revisits a location last covered in these pages in 1980 and suggests some modelling potential, concluding with historic photographs.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
464 Giles Barnabe
Article A look at HOn3
Editor discusses the possibilities with this American narrow gauge scale which is less well known in Great Britain.
Photograph(s)
467 HOn3 Chris Ellis
Article Broad Water Pier
Editor builds a very simple, but very operable, layout in HOn3 at relatively modest cost and suitable for other gauges also.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
469 HOn3 Chris Ellis
Article A loco depot for OO/HO
A classic 'steam age' article by Edward Beal reprinted from the September 1939 Model Railway News.
Photograph(s)
472 OO/HO Edward Beal
Layout description Cheston Colour Works
Paul Brooks-Burke describes his compact OO gauge layout closely based on an actual Forest of Dean branch line in the last days of BR Western Region steam.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
474 OO Paul Brooks-Burke

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.