I am a bit behind with posts at present due to an annoying ailment, but as has become usual during restrictions we have had a photo meeting on the first Monday of each month. Here are a few selected photo’s from the April and May meetings with short descriptions. There has been a nice mix of locomotives, wagons, scenic features and layouts (built and also planned).
009 scale white metal Dinorwic wagon kits from RT Models from George B
16mm scale GVT tram loco by PDF Models, extra details yet to be added, from Bruce B
A start in construction of an O9 scale Minimum Gauge Models Lister Autotruck, from Graham.
O-16.5 Smallbrook Studio’s loco repainted, from Ray T.
6 new scratch-built wagons, on modified N gauge chassis in O9, from Chris.
Chris has also built this O-16.5 loco (sitting on a Hornby chassis) and a wagon using a Dapol 9ft OO gauge chassis, with three more wagons to follow.
Two wonderfully weathered HOn30 flat cars by Railway Collection, from Richard.
Richard also acquired this R-T-R Joe Works Shay, which is undergoing re-painting.
009 scale Roxey Mouldings “Hampton” loco on a modified Ibertren Chassis built for a friend, from Stewart.
SM32 cast concrete arch for the garden line, from Stuart
Richard has finished the buildings for his small 009 layout “Staines Barn”, fixed them to the layout and adding scenic’s.
Graham erected and fully tested his O9 layout “Raven Hill” during April, here are a couple of scenes: with “Satyr” and “Wyvern” near the goods shed, and steam tram “Pyralis” about to cross the bridge.
This SM32 model by Alan is a fictitious model of a WW1 General’s personal transport train, built after seeing a few pictures of a similar loco at a show. Features ink pot, map and a working front light.
Four O-16.5 wagons by Chris, built and finished for use with a proposed tippler feature. Bodies are scratch built and run on shortened Dapol chassis.
Martin E is freelancing an Emmett loco at present in Gn15 scale. It runs on a battery powered Trackmaster chassis.
A photo from Dave C of “New Walmington Pier”, 009 scale, with Southend Pier Toastrack cars 1 & 2 car 1, in Volk’s Railway teak livery and “Leader Car” No.2 in Southend Pier dark green.
This is a partially completed cast concrete kit for Andy Mc’s 16mm/ft “Crowfoot Light Railway” and stands 18″ from the ground level to the top of the castellations.
Initial plan and 6mm ply baseboard 4ft x 2ft built by David T for “Chapel Newson” (009), a fictitious Lincolnshire village scene.