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Contents for issue 83

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Salute the pioneers
The first portable table layout in OO and where the hobby went from there.
281 Chris Ellis
Review Graham Farish: Class 20 diesel loco

283 N Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: Class 158 DMU,

283 OO Chrs Ellis
Layout description A layout in Two Days
A quickly built small and simple American switching yard in an industrial settinge with two spurs.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
286 N Bob Hughes
Article End of the Line 1 - Abbotsbury GWR
Termini worth modelling No 1, an ideal for modelling; the small GWR station of Abbotsbury GWR, Dorset.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
287 John Flann
Layout description Quarts in pint pots
Contor Yard - a micro-layout as an exercise in plausible simplicity in 4ft x 8in of multi-mode style.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
288 HO, OO Chris Ellis
Layout idea Layouts with operating potential
Two plans in different scales to fit various sizes of space with an American theme featuring a continuous run and with suggested methods of operation.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
290 Various Giles Barnabe
Layout description Transformer building
A clever way to alter a layout for mult-modelling or changes in operation by transforming a passing station into a shunting/switching operation. (ph. pl)
292 On30 Bob Mason
Scale drawing Pont Briwet Viaduct
A viaduct of timber trestle construction across a river on the Vale of Festiniog Railway.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
294 Arthur North
Layout description Layout in a Suitcase
A R Walkeley's pioneer portable HO layout of 1926 as it was originally described in MRN.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
296 HO Chris Ellis
Layout description Along the Blackfoot
An American themed shelf layout set in Montana, of the Arm & Hammer Mine complex of Inglenook design, and part of larger layout, the'JFRR'.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
299 HO John Flann
Layout description Bitter Creek
A compact attractive switching scenic layout set in Colorado in the 1940's, 5ft 8in long and 18in wide.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
301 On30 Roger Nicholls
Layout description Harbour in a box file
A very compact box-file folding layout having ingeniuosly 'split' buildings, and a harbour theme set in Cornwall.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
303 OO Stu Hilton

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.