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.

 

Bobcat

 


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.

 

Fairground

 


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

 

McOnie

 


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