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Contents for issue 59

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Summertime blues
The benefits of the internet in the exchange of views between like minded individuals and their particular interests, and as a source of worldwide plans and layout ideas for all sorts of layouts.
113 Chris Ellis
Review Hornby BR Class 08

115 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann Plymouth MDT Switcher

115 HO Chris Ellis
Layout description Peek's Pike Railroad
US city based micro 39in x 8in layout in On30, and designed with beginners in mind.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
118 On30 Carl Arendt
Article Western Pacific Alco S1
Detailing Proto 2000 Alco S1 in the earlier 'Pumpkin' colour scheme.
120 HO Chris Ellis
Article Old model, new layout
Author builds a 50 year Ratio signal box kit bought for 10p at a swap meet.
121 OO Graham Weller
Article Starting narrow gauge
The charms, whys and wherefores of narrow gauge modelling with references and its possibilities.
122 Ian Lawson
Article A buffer stop survey
Overview of buffer stop types and models available in the UK, Europe, USA and narrow gauge.
124 Giles Barnabe
Scale drawing LMS Horse Box

126 Arthur North
Article Magic with Magtrix
KD's are good for some, but Magitrix offers new opportunities with smaller hidden magnets with automatic un/coupling.
128 HO Jack Trollope
Article New lamps for old
Making some of your freight cars look a little different; leased, owned and hand-me-down American freight cars 'patched' for new owners.
129 John Flann
Article Lineside customers
Actual examples of small American lineside industries from New England.
130 Julian Andrews
Layout description Loose Chippings
The addiction of small space layouts; a nicely modelled OO BR branchline ex LMS/LSWR terminus just 6ft long with sector plate, set in Wessex.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
132 OO Mike Denwood
Article Model beer distributor
Authentic American lineside warehouse modelled in low relief for HO.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
134 HO Bruce Petty
Article Structures, fact and fiction
Observing the railway scene and using/adapting commonly found model kits, as shown and in 57/57.
135 Chris Ellis
Layout idea Wisconsin Central Yard
Timesaver and Inglenook plans combined to make a HO American switching layout 7ft long.
136 HO Chris Gilbert
Layout idea Plan Parade
Tiny N gauge & HO 4 x 8 ft plans
139 HO Jack Trollope

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.