A teenage trip to Scotland’s most southerly station inspired ALISDAIR MACDONALD to build this fascinating replica of Whithorn in ‘OO’ gauge. Here Alisdair reveals the story behind the layout and how it was built. Photography, Mike Wild.


Above: BR ‘4MT’ 2-6-4T 80053 steams through the countryside past the farm on the approach to Whithorn. Some modeller’s license is used with the rolling stock to increase the interest in operation.

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