Monday, 11 February 2013

On narrow gauge lines 2

I have always had a liking for narrow gauge railways but have never built any sort of layout in any scale.
However I have in the past had a quick dabble in building a loco and stock in 0-16.5 Scale.
Recently whilst waiting for parts to arrive for the  "Two dogs project" the interest has rekindled itself and with a few like minded members of Cradley Heath Model Railway club a 7mm 0-16.5 scale layout may be in the offing. With this in mind a few of us have either built or acquired some 0-16.5 stock.
One of our club junior members Stanley Summers (aged 12) is one off the keenest  members and has built the green diesel shunter on the left of the photos below.

The engine under construction on the right is my attempt at a large narrow gauge locomotive.
Built out of Plasticard on an Hornby 0-4-0 chassis it is shown for comparison against Stan's excellent effort.

Here are a couple more pictures of the above locos taken from different angles

My model still under construction still needs the cab to be completed and extra detail to be added to the bonnet and other places.
I'll post again on this project when more progress has been made.

Cheers for now

1 comment:

  1. Nice work by Stanley. Reminds me of the sort of thing I used to build at that age.