Category Archive: COMPLETE MODELS

5″ gauge LSWR ‘KING ARTHUR’ 4-6-0 tender Locomotive

IMG_1826 King Arthur

The builder of this engine took the Martin Evans design in 2.5″ gauge and carefully scaled it up to 5″ gauge. this model has come from the same source as the Argentine tank and American ‘Consolidation’ that I have had previously but this time was of his own construction. Completed in the early 1990’s this …

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5″ gauge ‘SIMPLEX’ 0-6-0 Tank Locomotive

IMG_1816 Green simplex

Probably the commonest model built to the Martin Evans design this freelance tank engine is an easy engine to use and is ideal as a beginners engine. Originally built by a member of the Yeovil club and further modified and improved by the second owner this model is in full working order with current boiler …

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3.5″ gauge ‘BANTAM COCK’ 2-6-2 tender locomotive

IMG_1579 Bantam Cock

This model arrived with me just before Christmas and I have only given it a visual inspection at present. Having been on display, somewhere for a number of years, there is currently no boiler paperwork. The model is currently finished in lined green LNER livery and I am reluctant to spoil this in carrying out …

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7.25″ Gauge Kerr Stuart ‘WREN’


This model has been under construction for a number of years and the builder has reach an age where he can no longer complete the model. I have received instructions to complete the minor outstanding work and then offer the model on the market. The model has a John Ellis commercial boiler constructed back in …

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5″ gauge LMS ‘JINTY’ 0-6-0 tank locomotive.


A design of tank locomotive in 5″ gauge which you do not see modelled that often, but quite heavy and powerful like many 0-6-0 tank locomotives were in full size and should have ample tractive effort in model form to cope with passenger haulage, Although complete and certainly running on air nicely in both directions, …

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2″scale Clayton Steam Wagon

2″ scale CLAYTON steam wagon.  We had this model some time ago it is from the collection of models by Mr Pike and built to a really high standard. Still as new having only been steamed to obtain a suitable boiler test, which it now has, the model has been tested and run on compressed …

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2″ scale CLAYTON steam wagon

IMG_1532 Blue Clayton

Another version of this two inch steam wagon model. This one has been regularly rallied by the previous owner and has received several very practical alterations to the original design which have helped with running this model under rally conditions. A hand brake has been fitted, the safety valves altered to a much larger single …

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5″ gauge LSWR C14 0-4-0 Dock Tank Locomotive


This model has been built by a railway engineer of many years standing having started his career at Ashford Works  as an apprentice and remained in the rail industry until retirement. He started with Don Young’s modified design for Railmotor Three and has adapted it to give an even more realistic model of this small …

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3.5″ gauge Freelance 2-6-4 Tank locomotive ‘JUPITER’


This model is very similar in size and construction to Martin Evans ‘JUBILEE TANK’. We suspect that the chassis  is actually to that design but the boiler fitted has a round top fire box instead of the Belpaire type and the tanks and cab are similar to that of a LNER L1 class locomotive. Supplied …

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1.5inch scale ALLCHIN traction engine ‘ROYAL CHESTER’


This model is built to the popular design by W.J.Hughes for this 1.5 inch scale model.  Complete and in full working order with current boiler certification and past boiler history this model is different to most of the others in that the livery has been personalized by being painted green instead of the normal maroon. …

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