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Contents for issue 53
|Editorial||On the narrow gauge
All about the emphasis on the narrow gauge content of the issue.
|Review||Bachmann: Class 20 diesel
|Review||Trix: Kof 2
|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.
|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.
|Layout idea||Expanding Bismark Street
'Version 2' of HO track plan for layout 5ft x 1ft shown in 52.
|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)
|Article||Magic Train mysteries
Comments on questions of scale and possibilities for adaption of this well made range to other scales.
|461||Oe 1:35||Chris Ellis|
|Scale drawing||The Scammel Mechanical Horse
|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.
|Layout description||Kelso Creek
A Gn15 layout with an 'anywhere' setting built for the A3 Challenge the size of two A4 sheets of paper.
|Layout description||Inchworth Street Goods Depot
Another entry for the A3 Challenge in 00 of a compact (obviously) UK goods depot.
|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.
|Layout description||Snape Creek
Could it be done? Yes, a simple S gauge American switching layout just 75in x 7in.
|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|