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

Friday, October 26, 2012

Ex GWR Mogul 7316 Finished.

 After a couple of years, maybe more, the Mogul is finally complete.
The finish is in unlined black as per the photo of the real thing.
Real coal in the tender and a piece of black plasticard as a fall plate really gives life.
The numberplates are again the 3mm Society numberplate kit, this time lined up through my light magnifier. These really come into their own when trying to get things lined up which, when left to my ageing eyes,aren't always correctly aligned.
With the chassis run in another loco for Hennock and more often for Teignford.
Hennock and the Mogul will be at Railex-Taunton 27th & 28th October -Tomorrow!

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