Loan and Competition Models

This page shows just a few highlights from the 2014 Exhibition held at Sandown Park.

Representing I/C engineering at its best was this Gold Medal winner: an Eric Whittle V8 aero engine by Edvind Wold.


Cranleigh Belle


Newly finished in late 2013 was this 5 inch gauge LMS/MR Patriot, The Royal Army Ordnance Corps and it took a Gold Medal that year. One of the very best 5 inch gauge locomotives to be seen at MEX, it won its builder, Alan Crossfield, the Duke of Edinburgh Challenge Trophy in 2014.


Crossfield Patriot


From the Guild of Model Wheelwrights a horsedrawn paraffin tanker by Brian Young.




David Honey's Stirling Single took a well deserved Silver Medal.


Stirling Single


This beautiful Edwardian steam lauch, Topaz was entered by Keith Nowell and won a Bronze Medal.


Steam launch


The exhibition has been priviledged to showcase some of the very best in fairground models in recent years.




Jack Wingates' McOnie oscillating engine in 1:12 scale won him a Silver Medal in 2014.




The exhibition doesn't only feature engines! This beautiful pair of Lucas paraffin engine lamps in 3 inch scale earned John Dickinson a Bronze Medal.


Engine lamps


A Hodgson nine cylinder radial, four stroke, air cooled aero engine by Model Engineer writer, Mick Knights. This engine won Mick a Silver Medal in 2014 and is planned to be the topic of a future construction series in the magazine.


Engine lamps


Roger Hayward's EX LSWR M7 0-4-4T is to a scale of 10mm:foot, though you would never guess from this photo! It earned Roger a Commended certificate.


Gauge one loco