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Contents for issue 47
|Editorial||Spice of life?
'Variety' as the saying goes, in this case the world of modelling Shays, logging and similar 'backwoods' activities.
|Review||Bachmann: Class A Shay
|Review||Bachmann : EMD FT diesel loco
|Review||Hornby : 'King' class 4-6-0
|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.
Details of an A3 Challenge Winner; this being a French shunting layout with further possibilities.
|Layout description||Bellevue VT
This also an A3 Challenge Winner, and of the end of a small N gauge American branch lakeside terminal.
|Article||Wharves and piers
A technical article on their form and construction, and how to model them.
|Article||Wooden wharf piles
Another technical article on these, with suggestions how to model them realistically.
|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.
|Review||LGB Saxon Class IVK Meyer 0-4-0+0-4-0
|Scale drawing||NER/LNER 20 ton coal hoppers
|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.
|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.
|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.
|Article||Two simple structures
Adapting and converting buildings from the Airfix or Dapol range, showing a British rural station and a German signal box.
|304||HO, OO||Giles Barnabe|