Inspired by a visit to Yorkshire, this compact Scale Seven layout depicts a typical industrial scene of the 1970s, as its creator TONY KELL describes. Photography, Mike Bisset.
Above: A loaded mineral train hauled by the Class 20 departs from Burdale Quarry. The Class 20 is a Just Like the Real Thing kit which has a Zimo Activedrive sound decoder installed.
BURDALE QUARRY is my latest foray into building transportable layouts in ‘O’ gauge. Initially, I created two layouts depicting the London and North Eastern Railway just before nationalisation, but in recent years I have been building American narrow gauge layouts. However, I decided I needed a change of scene once more.