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A DEAN GOODS IN GAUGE 1

A DEAN GOODS IN GAUGE 1

Having made a couple of locomotives from an assortment of bought in and scratch built components (mainly from ‘Plastikard’) they have proved to be reasonably successful. I should state the obvious at this stage they are battery powered, radio controlled and have the luxury of sound which, in my opinion, does cross the divide between live steam and electric propulsion. It does however add to the overall cost.

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Restoring Steam Locomotive, No1 Sutherland

Restoring Steam Locomotive, No1 Sutherland

An article on the Isle Of Man Steam Railway Supporters’ Association website talks about the fact that they made the offer to reassemble and cosmetically restore the railway’s original steam locomotive, No.1 Sutherland. The proposal would see the work funded by the Association, this would include the purchase of the necessary replacement items and rectification work, at no cost to the Isle of Man Taxpayer.

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