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Our Photo of the Week and Model of the Month sections are regularly updated with material provided by our members. If you have a photograph that you would like to be considered for Photo of the Week, or a model (not only locomotives) that you would like to write about for a future Model of the Month feature, please contact us at

Recent entries in both sections are shown below – click on the column headings to browse the full archives.

Photo of the Week No. 415

An Accucraft “Leader” with the permanent way train, passing though St Marymeads station on Richard Copperwheat’s Middleshire Light Railway. Photo:
Adam Copperwheat.

Photo of the Week No. 414

Elliot’s Bertie chugs towards a cool drink at the Butterley Garden Railway. Photo: Elliot Rymer.

Photo of the Week No. 413

“Violet”, a coal fired DJB Robert loco on Rick Collett’s Wasdale Valley Tramway. Photo: David Cooper.

Photo of the Week No. 412

“E.M. Nash” brings wagons to be loaded with ironstone by the vintage tinplate dragline. Photo: Paul Gayler.

Photo of the Week No. 411

Kim Jackman’s Roundhouse Fowler ‘Jessie’ is climbing the little used grade between the lower and upper circuits on the Guildford Model Engineering Society’s garden line, at their annual rally on 2nd July. Photo: Robert Hannaford.

 Photo of the Week archive

September 2017: The Impermanent Way! An Occasional Garden Railway

By Pat Cross

Around two years ago, I decided to sell my flat in the big city, and head for the countryside – village life, rural […]

August 2017 – Forty Sugar Cane Wagons

By Martin Haywood

A couple of months ago, with a 16mm sugar cane event looming in June 2017, it became apparent rolling stock was required. Precious […]

July 2017 – A Turbine Loco

By Les Breame

I will admit straight away, with no conscience , that I am a toy steam boating chap principally! Had circumstances been different forty […]

June 2017 – Parracombe Halt

By John Ely

Our holiday last year was situated near the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway, and it was fascinating to see what has become of the […]

May 2017 – Talyllyn coach 4

By Graham Speechley

Talyllyn coach No. 4 was built from a “Perfect World” kit during winter 2016/17.

Basically the kit comprises the ends, lower sides, bottom, roof, […]

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