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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. 399

A modified and enhanced Roundhouse “Billy”, on shed on the Hambleden Valley Railway. Photo: Steve Howard.

Photo of the Week No. 398

“Fennec”, a Roundhouse “Bertie”, enters Hendre station on the Elmdon Heath Light Railway. Photo: Richard Huss.

Photo of the Week No. 397

Waiting for the first train of the day at a country station. Photo: Mike Jackson.

Photo of the Week No. 396

“Wyvern”, an Accucraft Wrekin, pictured at the Butterley Garden Railway Association’s layout in Derbyshire. Photo: Adam Weightman.

Photo of the Week No. 395

An early morning in spring. “Dylan”, a modified Roundhouse Katie, is on a mixed freight and waits for the signals at Moor Park. Photo: Rob Myles.

 Photo of the Week archive

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, […]

April 2017 – Bratton Fleming and Chelfham stations

By John Ely

This winter I have been busy building L&B buildings for my garden railway. I have come up with a method that is reasonably […]

March 2017 – The 1.2V Trench Tractor

By Martin Haywood

Having been hankering for a Simplex of some kind for a while, my intrigue as to the quality of 3D printed models, and […]

February 2017 – The Story of Russell

By Chris Trotman

Having built a meths and a gas fired loco the next progression was, I thought, a coal fired loco. Believe it or not […]

January 2017- GWR Pagoda corrugated iron shelter

By Martin Leaver

Having a particular interest in the Colonel Stephens railways, it became essential to find a way of producing corrugated iron in our scale, […]

Model of the Month archive