Hennock was inspired by my eldest daughter whilst sat on the platform of Staverton Station in Devon.
In an effort to get away from Ready to Run I chose 3mm scale to model this layout having previously exhibited a large Tri-ang TT layout. I hope the ramblings that all to frequently appear will be of use to you no matter what scale!
The track diagram shows a simple passing station with a couple of sidings. All track is PECO Hom-12mm gauge with turnouts operated by the wire in tube method. Control is provided by Gaugemaster HH with feedback.
Locos are mostly whitemetal kits running on etched chassis powered by Mashima 9/16 motors with Branchlines 40:1 gearboxes. Wheels are Markits with the latest 3mm Society products being introduced.
Coaches consist of Society 'B' Sets and coaches from etches by Worsley Works, Brynkits and 3SMR. A vast range of wagons are from the 3mm Society list with Finney and Smith providing the China Clay , Gunpowder and a few etched kits.
Hennock has appeared in Railway Modeller and Model Rail.
Please visit the links to the left - 3mm is the Premier Scale for modellers-


General view of Layout.The facia has since been varnished.

The Degree Inn

The Degree Inn
In recognition of my eldest Daughter's achievement. She is also the one who gave me the push to build the layout.

14XX and Autocoach

14XX and Autocoach
Shows Station building-based on Staverton.

Hennock Track Plan

Hennock Track Plan

Saturday, October 08, 2011

Mechanical Horse's.

 I have posted various stages of construction of the 3mm Society Mechanical Horse Kit-note Not a Scarab.
The two I have made so far are both in 'Blood and Custard' livery. I have a third that will be all over Maroon if I can find a prototype picture of one in that livery.
The kit comes with a flatbed trailer and can be made with the fifth wheel up of down. Also available was a step trailer, by K's I think which is also shown coupled to one of the Horses'.

The loads are solid resin castings, for 4mm scale I think (may be 2mm).
They should really have securing ropes to attach the load but time etc.
I think the third shot shows how good the castings are for the Society kit and with a little cleaning up a good replica can be made. Please search for the pictures showing them being made.

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