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Contents for issue 62

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial The DCC age
The coming thing, or is it, and not for all.
197 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann Class B Climax

199 On30 Chris Ellis
Review Graham Farish Class 20 Diesel

199 N Chris Arnold
Layout idea On30 Starter Layouts
Three plans for larger scale narrow gauge between 6ft x 1ft and 7ft x 1ft 2in
Plan(s)
202 On30 Giles Barnabe
Layout description Western Landing;
Small narrow gauge layout inspired by Giles Barnebe's plans on page 202. Author finally builds a layout to utilise his collection of On30 stock.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
203 On30 Chris Ellis
Article Weathering locomotives
Improving the look of model locomotives.
205 Chris Ellis
Layout description Blacksmith Fork Part 2
Continued from 61/179 this part deals switching zones, the rail customers within and the cars that serve them, with the manner of operation.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
206 HO John Flann
Layout description Dymock's Mill Quarry
LMS exhibition layout by North Downs Model Railway Circle. The requirements for an exhibition, baseboard construction and scenic work. 12ft x 6in
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
208 OO Stuart Robinson
Scale drawing LMS Containers Type A & flat wagons

Plan(s)
210 Arthur North
Layout description Clun; Small LMS Terminal
Compact automatic LMS/GWR layout using 10 inch curves.
212 OO Stuart Robinson
Layout description Manana Island Railway
Light hearted description of a fictional Caribbean island layout in which the builder proposes used ex GWR stock alongside a narrow gauge sugar plantation line 3ft 3in x 4ft 6in
Photograph(s)
214 OO, OO9 Paul Catchpole
Layout description St Marks Yard
An industrial area of Los Angeles, known as the "Rat Hole". This inspired Tim Neale to build a switching layout. Although built for home use, it has been exhibited. 8ft 4in x 2ft 2in
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
216 HO Tim Neale
Article Alive & Well
Unloading American covered hoppers by means of a trackside auger.
Photograph(s)
217 John Flann
Layout idea China Basin Revisited
Reworking of plans first shown in Issue 54.
Plan(s)
218 HO, N Mark Holmstrup
Layout idea Hamilton City
1950's US switching layout designed as a challenging, but plausible operation.
Plan(s)
220 N Byron Henderson

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.