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Contents for issue 47

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Spice of life?
'Variety' as the saying goes, in this case the world of modelling Shays, logging and similar 'backwoods' activities.
281 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: Class A Shay

283 On30 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann : EMD FT diesel loco

283 HO Chris Ellis
Review Hornby : 'King' class 4-6-0

283 OO Chris Ellis
Layout description Rachel, Georgia
A clever well executed compact layout in HO just 5ft x 11in including a traverser served fiddle yard, of a US rural shortline terminal.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
286 HO Julian Andrews
Layout description Deuxaquatre
Details of an A3 Challenge Winner; this being a French shunting layout with further possibilities.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
288 HO Mike Denwood
Layout description Bellevue VT
This also an A3 Challenge Winner, and of the end of a small N gauge American branch lakeside terminal.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
288 N Tom LLoyd
Article Wharves and piers
A technical article on their form and construction, and how to model them.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
290 Laurie Green
Article Wooden wharf piles
Another technical article on these, with suggestions how to model them realistically.
Photograph(s)
291 Laurie Green
Layout description Tramways de I'lle de Sarreau
Built at the size of 2 x A4 this entry was of a HOe narrow gauge railway at its terminal and capable of enlargement, set in the Channel Islands.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
292 HOe Giles Barnabe
Review LGB Saxon Class IVK Meyer 0-4-0+0-4-0

293 G Chris Ellis
Scale drawing NER/LNER 20 ton coal hoppers

Plan(s)
294 Arthur North
Layout idea Shays and logging
Information on these archetypal backwoods locos as now provided by Bachmann in G, HO and On30, other types of motive power and logging railways.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
296 Chris Ellis
Article Logging & mining
Shays, Speeders, jimmies, cars and other curiousities of logging railways mainly in On30 but equally applicable to others, by conversion and adaption of existing models to narrow gauge.
Photograph(s)
299 On30 Chris Ellis
Layout idea More Tuning Fork ideas
Further developments of the shunting or switching layouts referred to in 45 and 46 of between 4ft and 6ft long by about 6in wide.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
302 HO Jack Trollope
Article Two simple structures
Adapting and converting buildings from the Airfix or Dapol range, showing a British rural station and a German signal box.
Photograph(s)
304 HO, OO Giles Barnabe

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.