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Contents for issue 53

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial On the narrow gauge
All about the emphasis on the narrow gauge content of the issue.
449 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: Class 20 diesel

451 OO Chrs Ellis
Review Trix: Kof 2

451 HO Chris Ellis
Layout idea Tram or Trolley layouts
Four designs for shelf layouts in G scale in about 10ft x 4ft featuring automatic tram or trolley operation.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
454 G Ted Roy
Article Creative narrow gauge
There is virtually no end to the variety of On16. 5 or On30 locos that can be contived from standard OO, HO locos; how a small diesel can be scratchbuilt on a Bachmann GE 70 tonner chassis, and also a flat car using standard Athearn bogies.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
456 O16.5 Steve Storey
Layout idea Expanding Bismark Street
'Version 2' of HO track plan for layout 5ft x 1ft shown in 52.
459 HO Jack Trollope
Layout description Mohawk & Adirondack
US micro HO switching layout 4ft x 1ft plus sector plate and staging cassette, set in central New York State. (see also 52/444)
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
460 HO Paul Boehlert
Article Magic Train mysteries
Comments on questions of scale and possibilities for adaption of this well made range to other scales.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
461 Oe 1:35 Chris Ellis
Scale drawing The Scammel Mechanical Horse

463 Arthur North
Article Cheap Narrow Gauge
An account of an experiment in a low-price conversion of OO stock with thoughts of a narrow gauge garden railway.
465 1:35 Jack Trollope
Layout description Kelso Creek
A Gn15 layout with an 'anywhere' setting built for the A3 Challenge the size of two A4 sheets of paper.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
466 Gn15 Terry Allen
Layout description Inchworth Street Goods Depot
Another entry for the A3 Challenge in 00 of a compact (obviously) UK goods depot.
466 HO Jordan Foster
Layout description Felsham Pier and Ferry
No day by the seaside in the UK is not complete without a walk along the prom and out the pier with its tramway; a nicely done layout showing such a scene.
468 O16.5 Greg Dodsworth
Layout description Snape Creek
Could it be done? Yes, a simple S gauge American switching layout just 75in x 7in.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
470 S Chris Ellis
Article Cable car conversions
Adapting and converting the Bachmann San Francisco cable car to gasoline powered cars, standard gauge and On30 speeders.
472 HO, On30 Chris Ellis

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.