Prewar – American Profile Locomotive

Manufacturer: Unknown Mfg Code: Type: American profile locomotive with Schoenner tender Designation: Scale: 5 Circa: 1920s Color: Black with red trim Length: Description: Scratchbuilt live steam locomotive in gauge 5

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Modern Models – Broad Gauge Locomotive

Manufacturer: Scratch-built by J.F. Groves Devon Mfg Code: n/a Type: 4-2-2 Broad Gauge Locomotive & Tender Designation: G.W.R. (when completed) Gauge: 2.5″ Circa: 1800s Colour: Brass Length: 16.5″ (locomotive and tender) As it turns out, many of the models that “catch my eye” were never mass produced by a model train manufacturer.  Thankfully some people […]

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Modern Models – GNR Stirling Single

Manufacturer: Scratchbuilt Mfg Code: GNR Stirling Single Type: 4-2-2 Locomotive & Tender Designation: GNR (Great Northern Railway) Scale: Gauge 1 Circa: Modern Colour: Green and Gold Length: 52 cm Description: This is in fact my favourite locomotive, simply because it is a bit different than the norm (kind of like myself).  I was browsing my […]

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