31405 Bournemouth on a Southampton all stations c1959
is a presumption that only the SR U-Class moguls were allocated to
Salisbury to work on the S&DJR and that the N-Class moguls were
either allocated to the Western or Eastern divisions of BR(S). This is
not correct, the following N-Class moguls were allocated to Bournemouth, Eastleigh And Salisbury
31405 Bournemouth 1959 4000gallon sloped tender
31813 Salisbury 1959 - Bachmann
31814 Salisbury 1959
31827 Eastleigh 1948
31829 Eastleigh 1948
31836 Salisbury 1950 - Bachmann
31846 Salisbury 1950
31866 Eastleigh 1950
31867 Eastleigh 1950
31872 Salisbury 1950
31873 Salisbury 1950
All other locos were fitted with 3500gallon straight sided tenders.
31813 Deptford 1948 still wearing SR number but British Railways on tender
Steve Smith has been modelling Verwood for almost as long as I can remember, here is an image of his excellent model with Steve's words.
Constructed in Slaters Plastikard with copper downpipes and I will probably use
Wills guttering. With no dimensions or drawings available the 40′ plan
brick counting and guestimation ruled. This is the second attempt as
the proportions of the first attempt looked wrong.
As it pre-dates
laser cutting I used hand cut strips of self adhesive label for the
slates on the sagging roof as these were of a larger than normal size
(Duchess 12″x24″) with a distinctive look as also used on the station
building. Needs further weathering and possibly a door knob, probably
on the other side where there was just a single door.