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-

Hennock

Hennock
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

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Modelling in any scale.

 Colin brought in the corner section of his layout at our last meeting.
The cottage has been seen before but it is now bedded in with some of his excellent trees adorning the surroundings.
The cottage is covered in DAS clay and the thatch covered with static grass material.
Excellent modelling and this shows that the group has no scruples as all this is to 4mm scale.
However, Colin is enthusiastic in joing in with the refurbishment of Swanage- we may have a convert soon!

2 comments:

pushpull33 said...

A couple of good pictures taken there.lm "chuffed" to bits how that turned out

Steve Fackrell said...

Glad the photo does it justice-engine shed 3mm?