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Contents for issue 73

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Old models
Considering those old models that are still around, still good purchases and at modest prices and those that have disappeared
1 Chris Ellis
Review Hornby rebuilt 'Royal Scot' 4-6-0

3 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann Class 45XX 2-6-2T

3 OO Chris Ellis
Review Hornby BR class 47 & 55

3 OO Chris Ellis
Layout description Dunnock Edge
Somerset is the setting of this classic 'spread out' GWR branch line terminal in OO built in 1965.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
6 OO John Flann
Article Another way of weathering stock
How to using aerosol, brush and cotton buds.
Photograph(s)
8 Chris Ellis
Layout description Christmas 1945
An exercise in nostalgia in G scale, or 1:20, set in France of the middle 1940's using Faller E train stock and a battery powered Playtrain Simplex.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
9 G 1:24 Simon Dawson
Layout idea The Shellsea Tramway
Suggestions for modelling coastal light railways in the UK or Europe.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
10 Giles Barnabe
Layout description On the fiddle
How the addition of a 12in fiddle yard to a 4ft x 1ft shunting layout in OO revolutionized its operational capabilities.
Photograph(s)
12 HO Graham Weller
Layout idea PPP Pipes
A simple scenic feature to add to an American layout for unloading covered hoppers of plastic pellets.
Photograph(s)
13 John Flann
Article Index for issues 55-72

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Layout idea Olympia South Carolina
A sprawling industrial park in Olympia SC proving there is a 'prototype for everything' offering modelling a larger area, individual modules or 'mini layouts'.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
16 Jack Trollope, Chris Gilbert
Layout description Olympia module
A real industrial park in SC inspired this 54ft x 5ft 6in HO switching layout.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
19 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Layout description Wrights Wagon Works
A micro layout in OO, a development of a prior N gauge design by Jack Trollope.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
22 OO Bob Hughes
Layout idea Compact car float
Once quite common, they make an ideal subject for a compact layout in HO.
Plan(s)
23 HO Jack Trollope
Article Prescot Lane depot
A compact shunting layout in HO with a suggested method of operation-making it a 'game'.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
24 Jack Hunt
Article Ingleferry Wharf
An ultra-compact Inglenook in HO based on a car float yard, and using no points!
Plan(s)
28 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.