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Modelling ploughed fields

DAN EVASON

A ploughing scene makes an ideal corner filler for a model railway. DAN EVASON explains how he built this diorama which could be added to any steam era layout.

DAN EVASON
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MAKING A SCENE: Modelling river crossings

DAN EVASON

A ford crossing a river or stream could make an interesting and unusual setting on a layout. DAN EVASON shows how you can build one and bring it to life.

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Modifying the Hornby Grand Suspension bridge

DAN EVASON

Generations of modellers grew up seeing pictures of the Tri-ang/Hornby suspension bridge - but can this veteran model work in today’s high-fidelity world? DAN EVASON explains how he updated it to provide a signature structure.

DAN EVASON
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How to create a 1930s roadworks scene

DAN EVASON

Like railways, roads always need maintaining. DAN EVASON shows how to recreate a typical 1930s roadworks scene.

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Burnt out car

DAN EVASON

Disaster has struck in the country for the unlucky owner of a Vauxhall Astra GSI. DAN EVASON shows how he modelled a burnt-out car scene in ‘OO’ using readily available die-cast models and scenic products.

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COAL YARD DIORAMA

DAN EVASON

Coal yards were vital parts of many towns and villages. DAN EVASON concludes his three-part build by setting the scene.

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