Our model of the week is BR standard 4MT class locomotive 75069. As usual, we shall be looking at the history of the prototype, illustrated by pictures of Bachmann’s model (click here for the model review).
This week’s model star is Beattie Well-Tank 30587. The locomotive behind this model has a very long history, so without ado, let’s find out more!
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! Today we have an example of arguably one of the most versatile steam locomotives ever constructed – the Stanier Black 5!
Once again it is model of the week time! This week’s featured model is Locoyard’s own custom-detailed and modified version of Hornby’s LBSCR E2 tank 100. So let’s look at the simple shunting locomotive behind the model, of which one of it’s cousins would become a star…
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! The N class was a successful and
Today’s model of the week is one of Locoyard’s collection of Ex-LBSCR A1X terrier’s – in fact it is actually 2 of the collection, as both a Kent and East Sussex Railway (K&ESR) and BR liveried versions are here for the time being. As with many locomotive’s of this vintage, the prototype has quite a…
Today’s model of the week is a little earlier in the week in usual, in anticipation of the joint locoyard/UK Heritage Hub announcement of the most famous steam locomotive in issue 21 of UK Heritage Hub. Today we feature the second of three Southern liveried M7 tank engine’s to be found at Locoyard.
This week’s model of the week needs little introduction. It is no other than Thomas the Tank Engine from the Isle of Sodor. Thomas was my first ever model train and remains an important member of the locoyard fleet. He is also the star of Locoyard’s Movember competition that will be running later this year.
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! Today we look at the famous 4468 Mallard; it’s fame of course comes from the fact that it holds the world speed record for steam traction at 126mph.
Welcome to Locoyard’s Model of the Week Blog Post! This week’s model is of a very famous locomotive!