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Contents for issue 85

Type Details Page Scale Author
Editorial Thirty years on
Reflections on reaching another milestone;the progess,accomplishments and beginnings of MTI.
337 Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: BR Class 25/3 diesel loco

339 OO Chris Ellis
Review Bachmann: BR Class 24 diesel loco

339 OO Chris Ellis
Review BR Class 24 diesel loco

339 OO Chris Ellis
Layout idea The Inverted Inglenook
An unusual idea incorporating a Inglenook variation having a parallel lead, for a small shunting layout based on a prototype situation in downtown Berlin. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
342 Various Joern Pachl
Article Two small boats
Th construction described of a useful small cargo ferry and (tank cleaning) barges. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
344 Various Neil MacMillan
Article Wagons from the past
Surviving Kenline treasures from a swapmeet transformed into wagons for use today. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
346 OO Graham Weller
Layout description Foul Rift Industrial Park
An American compact switching layout 8'0x2'0 in HO, with a gritty industrial setting based on a real example. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
348 HO Bob Shindell
Scale drawing Great Western Railway-Wagon Rolling Stock
Open and Tube Wagons. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
350 Various Arthur North
Layout description Last train to Melbury
A classic GWR layout from the 1980's of a typical branch-line terminus, featuring an authentic setting and realistic operation. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
352 OO John Flann
Article Too Much Model Railway
The quest for realism in small scales and how to go about it; an article from the MRN of 1/26. (see also MTI83)
354 A. R. Walkley
Layout description Quarts in pint pots
An HO offering with much operation potential in 4'0x8".(see also previous aricle in MTI83)
356 HO Chris Ellis
Article Oil traffic in relation to models
A re-print of an article from MRN 11/35 about rail oil traffic and informative as to practices of that time. ,
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
357 Edward Beal
Article Oil Storage tank
Following up the above a description of how to go about constructing a storage tank.
359 Various Chris Ellis
Layout idea The other end
Suggestions incorporating an Inglenook with other formations and to include a canal basin in 5'0x15", with a continental 'secondaire'line or UK tramway in mind.
Plan(s) Photograph(s)
360 HO, OO Giles Barnabe

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.