Category Archive: PART BUILT MODELS

5″ gauge ‘SUPER SIMPLEX’ 0-6-0 tank locomotive.

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An excellent start has been made to this model with the chassis completed to an air running unit. There is a commercially built boiler from Blackgates Engineering with the original constructors paper work. Drawings and articles about building a ‘SUPER SIMPLEX’ together with a full set of laser cut parts for the plate work and …

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2.5″ gauge ‘TOBY’ 0-4-2 freelance tank locomotive.

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This is an excellent start for anyone to this quite powerful 2.5″ gauge tank locomotive to the design by Steve Eaton.There is an air running chassis with slip eccentric valve gear, a complete marine style boiler built by S.Eaton and supplied with a club hydraulic certificate. Also included in the parts are a footplate,cut out …

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5″ gauge G.W.R. 43XX ‘MOGUL’ Chassis frames and castings.

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There are a set of chassis frames and castings for this excellent GWR design from KENNION’S for a 5″ gauge MOGUL. This makes a very practical tender locomotive with almost the same tractive effort as some heavier 5″  locomotives but in a more compact size. There is a full set of drawings together with these …

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7.25″ gauge LNER A2 Pacific

This model is being built to represent one of the Thompson series of A2 Pacifics with the three set of Walschaerts valve gear. Currently there is a rolling chassis for both the loco and tender, a considerable amount of motion built, including part machined cylinders and quite a lot of work has been carried out …

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3.5″ gauge QUARRY HUNSLET ‘CHARLES’

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             If you require a larger 3.5″ gauge model to complete then this kit of parts  will build into a fine narrow gauge model. Based on the ‘BLACKGATE’S’ design for this class of Quarry HUNSLET the model is just under 82cms long. This design is for ‘CHARLES’ which is the sister engine …

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