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Contents for issue 74

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Keeping it simple
On making a start in the hobby, the experience of fifty years and more.
29 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann BR 4MT 2-6-0

31 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann Class 66/9 diesel

31 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann BR(W) 22XX 0-6-0

31 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann EMD GP35 diesel

31 HO Chris Ellis
Layout description Fiddling a Run-round
Introducing the Trav-ector, a combination of a traverser with a sector plate in HO.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
34 OO Julian Earp
Layout description Out of the debris. . .
The building of a light rail layout in HO on a plank 3ft 6in x 7ft.
Photograph(s)
35 HO Dave Crason
Layout idea Two level fiddle yard
A suggestion for a serving a split-level layout by traverser or sector plate with diagrams-the Rising Transfer Table.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
38 Giles Barnabe
Article Connexions
Ideas for joining baseboard segments using Lego, to enable a mini-cassette to attach in two places and be capable of rotation
38 Ralph Whittle
Layout description Colonel's Crossing
Summer in south west Arkansas in the summer of 1970 is the setting of this American HO layout (see also 75/70)
Photograph(s)
40 HO Peter Marshall
Scale drawing L&NWR seats, gradient and mile posts, bridge plates

Plan(s)
42 Arthur North
Layout description Klyzir Yard
An Inglenook in N inspired by the photo at 73/28 of an EMD SW1500 in a rural setting.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
44 N Chris Ellis
Layout idea Whittington Hospital Light Railway
The Whittingham Hospital Light Railway in Lancashire was a real and attractive UK light railway, and is the basis for this layout in OO with a neat 'bent fork' track plan.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
47 OO John Flann
Article Magnetic coupling replacement for tension-lock
How to add them to ex-Lima Procor vans.
Photograph(s)
48 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Layout description Wright's Wagon Works
Part 2, see 73/22, operating this OO shunting layout using eight wagons.
Photograph(s)
49 OO Bob Hughes
Layout idea Sands End-a Thames-side Shunting Yard
Ideas for compact shunting layouts in OO for an inner London setting.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
50 Giles Barnabe
Layout idea Proto-nooks
Real life Inglenooks in the warehouse district of western Chicago.
Plan(s)
51 Steven Suhs, Jack Trollope
Layout idea Roanoke, Va
Another proto-nook; this of a Norfolk Southern RR small switching yard.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
52 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.