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Model Competition 2011

Mike Upton
Chris Hall
Mike Upton 2
Class 1 - Locomotives Sratch-built or kit-built
Winner: Mike Upton

OO gauge - LNWR Precursor Tank Loco:  Built from a GEM kit with Romford wheels, DJH motor and gearbox and Fox transfers. The loco is finished in LMS livery.



Class 2 - Locomotives RTR modified and/or super detailed
Winner: Chris Hall

OO gauge - BR Class 4MT 2-6-4 Tank Loco:  Based on a blue Wrenn loco, stripped back to bare metal and cast coal removed. Detailed with new handrails, lamp brackets, steps, vents, cab glazing, vac pipes, injectors, etc.  Painted and fully lined to ex-works condition
Class 3 - Rolling Stock Kit built or Scratch built
Winner: Mike Upton

OO gauge - Palbrick or Palwag brick pallet wagon:  Scratch built body on a Parkside Dundas wagon kit underframe with Gibson buffers.


Don Pearson Geoff Travis
Class 4 - Railway Structures
Winner: Don Pearson
Class 5 - Non-Railway structures
Winner: Geoff Travis
N gauge – Matlock, Midland Railway Goods Shed:  A scratchbuilt model of the goods shed that was at Buxton station (now demolished) built by Don for his layout of this area.  Details of the structure were taken from Bill Hudson’s book “Through Limestone Hills”. The model uses downloaded Scalescenes finishes. Further details of Don’s layout may be found elsewhere on the website   Heavy Road Haulage Unit and Load comprising:  A Diamond T 6-wheel tractor unit built from a P D Marsh kit. A Tasker 35/40 ton low loader with beaver tail ends and loading ramp built from a Langley kit.  An International Harvester tracked bulldozer unit built from a Langley kit.
Geoff Travis 2
Geoff Travis 3
Class 6 - Dioramas
Winner: Geoff Travis
N gauge - W E Sellwood Rail Fed Timber Yard: The timber shed is hand cut from a sheet of 1/32 inch timber and the workshop is a much modified Kestrel plastic kit. The vehicles were built from Langley kits.
John Busby
Class 7 - Electrics, Technology and Gizmos
Winner: John Busby
Control Panel for Rugby Layout:  This is one of three panels for the Club’s new N gauge layout, Rugby Central.  The panel incorporates indication for the route set, together with isolation and interlinking facilities to the other panels.