Category Archive: COMPLETE MODELS

5″ gauge GWR ‘KING’ class 4-6-0 locomotive


This is a nice example of a GWR  ‘KING’  class locomotive which has been built as a working model with basic detail. In full working order with current boiler certification, on the commercially built boiler, this model will make a powerful passenger haulage model able to cope with almost any situation. The model has the …

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5″ gauge Nickel Plate Road ‘CONSOLIDATION’ 2-8-0


As this engine is built to the American loading gauge it is a very large model for 5″ gauge with a tender that is 4ft long so the overall length of loco and tender is 8ft 6 ins. Built by the same person as the Argentine ‘BALTIC’ tank locomotive that we have recently sold this …

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7.25″ gauge 0-6-0 tank locomotive ‘SAMSON’


This large tank locomotive started live to the design by D.Stockings for a model called HERMES. This has resulted in an over size model of an LMS ‘Dock Tank’ of the 47160 series introduced by Fowler in 1928 This is a substantial model with cylinder dimensions of 2.125″ bore with a stroke of approximately 3.75″,  …

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5″ gauge POLLY 5 2-6-0 tank locomotive

IMG_1718 Polly 5

Built up from a set of kits, for this extremely popular model, supplied by POLLY MODEL ENGINEERING and completed to a good standard with nice paintwork in green. The model is in nice order having seen little use since completion and runs well in steam on our rolling road. The model is in full working …

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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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5″ gauge ‘CHUB’ 0-4-0 tank locomotive.


This small 5″ gauge 0-4-0 tank locomotive is based on the Kennion’s design call ‘CHUB’  with cylinders and motion from their ‘BUTCH’ design the model is 5″ shorter than the 0-6-0 design and makes a compact yet quite powerful model. Relatively easily a one man lift this model will fit in the boot of almost …

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3.5″ gauge ‘GREAT NORTHERN’ LNER class A1/1 pacific

IMG_1778 Great Northern

This model has been constructed over a considerable number of years and finally completed earlier this year in the stunning blue livery this engine wore for a  short period of its working live. The model is a variation on the LBSC design ‘Heilen Lassie’ and is the full three cylinder layout with eight wheel tender,double …

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3.5″ gauge London Brighton and South Coast ‘ATLANTIC’ 4-4-2


Built as the London Brighton and South Coast Railway variation of LBSC’s ‘MAISIE’ this model has there versions of the running boards ,cab and tender so is a little different to the standard Maisie thanks to the original builder. I have just spent considerable time sorting the alternative regulator which is now fitted to this …

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5″ gauge Buenos Aires and Pacific Railway ‘BALTIC’ tank


This excellent model in 5″ gauge is of a three cylinder design built for the 5′ 6″ gauge Buenos Aires and Pacific Railway by Robert Stephenson Ltd. in  about 1930. These 4-6-4 tank locomotives were used on the suburban services of this railway and were certainly a very hansom design. The model is well detailed …

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5″ gauge ‘SWEET PEA’ narrow gauge locomotive


Recently returned to us, this model was sold by us last August and the description  and pictures are mostly from then. there has been very little change in the overall condition as the model had litttle use during the last ownership. This 5″ gauge ‘SWEET PEA’ is built to the standard Jack Buckler design with …

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