5 Gauge
 
 
A few parts for the GWR 14xx by Neville. 

 

A fast build diesel locomotive for battery or IC power. You supply the gearbox and motor. 

 

This is a fast build chassis platework kit for behind a King etc. All the parts are interlocking for a fast build. It has interanla nd external frames with all the stretchrs and the frame spacers. You supply the nuts and bolts. 

 

The body work for the 4000 gallon tender chassis. All the parts lock together for a very strong construction which can be soft soldered together.

 

One of Michaels excellent locomotives. 

 

Michaels Peppercorn now available form Blackgates Engineering. Superb model not for the faint hearted. 

 

A superb model of this famous class. 

 

An 0-6-0 tank engine of fairly simple construction. 

 

A 5 Inch version of this splendid looking early locomotive. 

 

A very simple loco suitable for a beginner. 

 

Martin Evans Southern Railway class U 2-6-0 locomotive serialised in Model Engineer volumes 146 - 147. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Don Youngs Aspinal locomotive and tender. The tender is fully tabbed and slotted for a fast construction. 

 

Please note that the frames are not edxacly the same as Michaels but the other parts do fit. There are lots ov variations on these for the diffenent builds so beware! Ask for drawings or dimensions first. 

 

One of Dons more unusual locomotives. 

 

The famous Black 5 or as it should be known Staniers 4-6-0 class 5. One of the classic British steam locomotives and there are plenty in preservation for potential builders to view. Many of Dons parts were fabricated so I have a lot of parts for this locomotive. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Another Martin Evans locomotive a Stroudley Terrier serialised in Model Engineer volumes 129 to 130. Popular locomotive. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

The high sided version tender suitable for Evening Star or Britannia. The parts are interlocking and the body can be put togetehr with soft solder. Rivets and brass angle are to be supplied by youselves. 

 

The iconic tank engine of the BR standard fleet. All the frame parts are tabbed and slotted for a fast construction. 

 

A super detailed tender chassis with all the correct stretchers but you can still use the castings for Les Warnetts design. 

 

This tender is suitable for the chassis I produce as a kit. It is for use behind the Riddles Class 6/7 Britannia or Evening Star. The kit can be put together in a weekend to make a fine tender for you to detail. Drawings available on request. 

 

From our BR1F and works drawings this tender is of the slot and tab variety, has a lift out front section and you can have the sides formed. You need to supply some 1/4 x 1/4 angle. Goes together with soft solder, I use electrical MulitCore. 

 

The classic from Blackgates in 5. This was Norman Spinks design. A marvellous locomotive but not recommended as a first try!! Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Classic Standard Class 2 from Don Young. All the stretchers are tabbed for a very fast build of the frames which are also spotted for your convenience.

 

Another Great Western in 5 gauge from Keith Wilson. 

 

A 5 inch Gauge LMS 0-6-0 tank engine. This engine won the locomotive trials in New Zealand in 1976.

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

A old design for a simple 0-4-0 locomotive. 

 

Some useful parts for this popular locomotive. 

 

A freelance tender for behind a Hunslet etc. Overall width of sole plate is 14 inches, length is 15 1/2 inches. Four wheels, you can use Sweet Pea castings. Height of tank , 6 inches. All tabs and slots togetehr for a fast and accurate construction., You supply some angle to support the removable top plate. 

 

One of the old style 4-2-0, a very unusual locomotive. 

 

An unusual model. 

 

Another GWR this time from Neville Evans. I have done my best with the drawings as there are so many errors and omissions. 

 

Flying Scotsman A3 Pacific which he named Doncaster. A classic in every sense of the word.

 

A very detailed land powerful locomotive from Michael Breeze. Many have been built and a number have won top prizes. Not for the faint hearted. Castings now from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000

 

Based on our popular 5 inch Stanier chassis this incorporates the modified draw box. All parts slot togeterh for a fast and accurate build. 

 

Castings from Blackgates 

 

A 5 inch version of our popular Duchess tender. 

 

Serialised in Model Engineer from volume 204 number 4444 onwards this is a freelance contractors loco using very few castings. It is a very simple 0-4-0 engine that can be carried from the boot of your car to the track, it only weighs 58 pounds. 

 

LNER Class V1 2-6-2 designed by Martin Evans. Serialised in Model Engineer volumes 144 to 146. This is a simple 3 cylinder side tank engine with plenty of power. Can also be built as a twin cylinder. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

This 5 inch gauge version of BR class 9F 2-10-0 was serialised in Engineering in Miniature from January 1983 onwards. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

A GWR 4500 class locomotive which was serialised in Model Engineer volumes 124 to 127. 

 

Another from Don. 

 

Another of Martins designs in 5 inch gauge. Fury is a 3 cylinder compund locomotive, not for the faint hearted. The Royal Engineer is a 4-6-0 2 cylinder Royal Scot class locomotive. Castings from Blackgates engineering. 

 

LMS Jubilee by Tony Allcock. Castings etc. from Blackgates engineering. Superb model.

 

A 4-4-0 tender locomotive from Scotland by the late Don Young. 

 

Possibly a one off but unusual. 

 

The iconic tank engine of the BR standard fleet. All the frame parts are tabbed and slotted for a fast construction. 

 

One of Martins less popular locos serialiased in Model Engineer. 

 

Another Great Western form Keiht Wilson this time the 2-6-0 Mogul in 5 inch gauge. 

 

Another Great Western in 5 inch gauge from Keith Wilson. 

 

Reeves GWR 5101 Prairie calss locomotive in 5 inch gauge. 

 

A one off set of frames for the GWR Dean 3500 gallon tender. 

 

One of the great GWR locomotives in 5 inch scale. Lots of detail on the drawings and I have a full tender kit in brass to make it that much easier! Castings and drawings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000. 

 

This is a narrow version of the tender Martin Evans did for Torquay Manor. It fits behind a Mogul and a number of other GWR locomotives. It was a one off which has proved quiet popular. Sole plate is still 9.375 wide so it fits a Manor chassis but the body is only 8.42. 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

Another of Dons famous designs. Much was fabricated so plenty of parts available. 

 

One of Don Youngs most popular 5 inch gauge locomotives. This Hunslet NG is a real workhorse. Castings from Reeves 2000.

 

A variation on the 0-4-0 Alice. 

 

One of Stephensons early locomotives. 

 

One of Martins less popular locos. The tender is of our own design so send for a drawing first. 

 

One of Dons classics. 

 

Another Martin Evans classic of this LMS 3F class 0-6-0T Jinty 422 3Fs were built between 1924 and 1930. Many are in preservation. Serialised in Model Engineer volumes 141 - 160. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Various parts for the old Winson Jubilee. I can only assume that the locomotive had been damaged and these parts were required. 

 

Maunsells Southern King Arthur class. An unusual model with a bogied tender. The tender is done in kit form and the chassis should take around 8 hours to complete less wheels etc. The body should take around 15 hours work. 

 

Another form Martin Evans. Serialised in Model Engineer. 

 

A very majestic single from Chris Rayward. Very elegant. Once known as the problem engine but all that has been sorted for you. Castings also available.

 

5 inch version of this classic locomotive originally built by Todd Kitson and Laird in Leeds. This is LBSCs version a good first locomotive. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

0-4-0 tank locomotive. 

 

A well detailed 8F that uses castings from teh Black 5 to keep the price down. These are avaialble form Blackgates Engineering.The stretchers are all tabbed and slotted for a fast construction. Tender is our 4,000 gallon standard LMS design. 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

This tender is based on the Clarksons drawings with a few refinements of my own from works drawings. It is not sutable for Martin Evans Nigel Gresley as that is over 1 inch wider, typicla Martin! Send for a drawing if you are not sure. 

 

A fast build kit from works drawings of this versatile tender. Suitable for behind SpringBok (B1) Shire Class etc. Parts are slotted and tabbed for a fast construction. Easy to build and accurate. 

 

This is the alterantive tender for Don Youngs Doncaster. It was behind the A3s before the high sider came in. Drawings are from Don Young and works drawings. You have to make the rear corner, a template and copper beating exercise. 

 

A tender body for a LNER 4.200 gallon tender in 5 inch gauge. The original drawings were workshop drawings. The body can have either square or rounded edges making it in Darlington or other format. This is suitable for SpringBok Footballer D49 etc. A very versatile tender for any LNER locomotive. 

 

A very impressive LNER locomotive in 5 inch gauge. 

 

As serialised in EiM. 

 

A rather attractive narrow gauge engine from Les Warnett. 

 

This is the 5 inch version as serialised in Model Engineer from Vol 132 Issue 3302 onwards. It is a scaled up version of his 3 1/2 inch Mabel. 

 

LBSCs Ashford L1 based on the SE & CR classic 4-4-0. Powerful 5 inch gauge locomotive with a very pleasing appearance. Serialised in Model Engineer volumes 97 to 101. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Some Maisie parts scaled up to 5 inch gauge. 

 

A GWR Small Metro serialised in Model Engineer from issue 3478 to 3495. 

 

I do not know to whose draings therse parts refer. Could be Don Young. 

 

THE Goods version of LBSCs popular Maid of Kent. 

 

The 3 1/2 inch model scaled up by 1.4118 to 5 inch 

 

A simple 0-8-0 locomotive from LBSC. 

 

A GNR 2-8-0 Goods Locomotive as serialised in Model Engineer during 1970. 

 

One of Michaels best locomotives in 5 inch gauge. 

 

This extremely popular 57XX class 0-6-0 pannier tank locomotive in 5 inch gauge must be one of the prettiest locomotives ever modelled. Described in Model Engineer vols 118 - 120. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000

 

A 5 inch contractors loco. 

 

A 0-4-0 saddle tank. Castings available from GLR. 

 

As serialised in Model Engineer from 4176 onwards. Most parts are available from Polly Engineering these are the ones I have been asked to cut by fellow model engineers. 

 

I had never heard of this before but here aer some parts I have already done for a customer. 

 

A LNWR locomotive from Don Young 

 

A very unusual model making an interesting topic of conversation.

 

The midland single designed by Martin Evans and featured in the Model Engineer. Note some of platework in 1.2mm brass not 1.5mm. Also on valance dimension on drawing is 14 15/16, should this be 14 7/8? I have done the latter 

 

A variation on the 4000 gallon tender body with the increased coal space required by the Princess. These drawings have been done in conjunction with a fellow Model Engineer to his requirements. Ask for a drawing first. Uses slots and tabs to fit the parts togetehr as per the 4000 gallon. 

 

The Rainhill revisited from Model Engineer Volume 203 

 

A 5 inch version of LBSCs Rainhill, a Rocket look alike. 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

A scaled up 5 inch version of this Evans classic. 

 

One of Dons best locomotive designs. Never written up but the drawings are still available. 

 

A rolling road to test your locomotives on. Simple construction, parts are welded together with tabs and slots. Uses 26mm OD 10mm ID bearings. Fully adjustable for tank lor tender locos. 

 

A simple 0-4-0 Contractors loco with outside cylinders and inside valve gear. 

 

An excellent first build in 5 inch gauge from Martin Evans. Simplex was the first variant followed by Super Simplex. Serialised in Model Engineer Vol 133 - 134. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Some parts for a Southern S15 based on the Ashford design from Martin Evans. 

 

A GWR 1500 class locomotive designed in 5 inch gauge by LBSC. With outside piston valves Walschaerts valve gear and 1 1/2 inch cylinders this makes into a powerful locomotive. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

Martin Evans LNER B1 in 5 inch gauge. Described in Model Engineer Vols 121 - 123. Many examples of their popular locomotive have been built and there are a number in preservation for model engineers to copy. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000. Our LNER 4200 gallon tender is suitable for this locomotive. See the kits part of the web site for more details.

 

As serialised in Engineering in Miniature 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

Clarksons version of thei popular locomotive in 5 inch gauge. 

 

A different engine form A J Reeves. 

 

As serialised in Model Engineer 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

A GER 4-4-0 Super Claud from Martin Evans. This was serialised in volume 142 of the Model Engineer.

 

The improved Simplex with a larger boiler and a longer wheelbase. Serialised in Model Engineer Vol 162 - 163. Many parts are the same as Simplex. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000.

 

A GWR loco from the pen of Martin Evans. 

 

Parts for a Swiss Molly from Don Young. 

 

LBSCs famous Tich in 5 inch gauge. 

 

An extremely popular GWR 4-6-0 locomotive designed for 5 gauge by Martin Evans. Two outside cylinders and internal Stephenson valve gear. Serialised in Model Engineer voles 138 - 139. Castings from Blackgates Engineering 01924 466000

 

A Fowler dock tank suitable for the more advanced builder.10 of the originals were built from 1928 and are very similar in appearance to the Derby 4Fs even thought these were designed at Horwich. The last was wihtdrawn in 1964 and none are preserved. 

 

An unusual model in 5 inch gauge.

 

From works drawings and measuring the example at the NRM this is a work in progress loco. We can supply castings for the cylinders, wheels (22 spokes against 21 for drivers) the rest of the parts are standard castings or fabrications from us. To make it easier to build we have gone for valves on top ratehr than a common steam chest between the cylinders. We also supply drawings.

 

Waverley. A North British Atlantic locomotive in 5 in. gauge. Serialised in Model Engineer from issue 3761to 3791. 

 

Done for a private customer. 

 

A 40 class diesel locomotive with plenty of power. 

 

A 4-4-0 tender goods loco, not many have been built. 

 

Dougs classic small tank ideal for shunting.