Cherry Clan

A potpourri of articles from a sporadic modeller.


Midland 3F

Steel coupling rods – Midland 3F

We all seem to have our own little pet peeves in model making, one of mine is valve gear. Many years ago I was lucky enough to examine a couple of O’Gauge live steam loco’s built by the “Parkers” a… Continue Reading →

Tender body – Midland 3F

With the rolling chassis complete attention was turned to making up the tender body. The main tender body is a resin casting, the original casting supplied in the kit was the wrong one, a small 2500 gallon tender. This was despite the… Continue Reading →

Tender beginnings – Midland 3F

This series of posts is intended to document the build of a Midland 3F loco and tender as supplied by JLTRT. It is another loco that was photographed around Tewkesbury so was is one to add my fleet of locos. The… Continue Reading →

© 2024 Cherry Clan — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑