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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. 407

B class “Himalayan Mountaineer’ with a train of Yatton Engineering vehicles, on the South Charnwood Railway in Leicestershire. Photo: Martin Smith.

Photo of the Week No. 406

The engine shed before the start of the working day. Photo: Mike Jackson.

Photo of the Week No. 405

An early morning in spring. Dylan, a modified Roundhouse Katie, is on a mixed freight. Photo: Rob Myles.

Photo of the Week No. 404

Rustic rural idyll at Peterlee, thanks to John Blackwell. Photo: Paul Humphries.

Photo of the Week No. 403

“A Symphony in Lasered Ply”: Brian Dominic’s Darjeeling Diesel NDM-6, shown after the last details (the window frames) had been added, but before it went into the paint shop. Photo: Brian Dominic. (Click on the photo to read more.)

 Photo of the Week archive

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, […]

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 […]

Model of the Month archive