Sources of Information

Magazines, books and website resources on clockwork.

Magazine Articles

"The Spring's the Thing", D. G. Rowlands, Garden Railways, September - October 1987, Vol. 4, No. 5, p. 25

"A Narrow Gauge Clockwork Engine", M. Horovitz, Garden Railways, September - October 1987, Vol. 4, No. 5. p. 28

"Clockwork Power: Clocaenog Forest Tramway No. 2, Afon Corris, Part 1", Across the Water, J. Wenlock, Garden Railways, May - June 1989, Vol. 6, No. 3, p. 38

"Clockwork Power: Clocaenog Forest Tramway No. 2, Afon Corris, Part 2", Across the Water, J. Wenlock, Garden Railways, July - August 1989, Vol. 6, No. 4, p. 26

"The Joys of Spring", J. Ray, Garden Railways, June 1995, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 49

Staff Corner: "Clockwork in the Garden", J. Young, Garden Railways, February 2006, Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 80

Books

"Clockwork and the Model Railway", J. Ray, Model and Miniature Railways, Part 39, p. 765

"A Lifetime with O Gauge: Crewchester and Others", J. Ray, Atlantic Transport Publishers, 1982

"Model Railway Clockwork Mechanisms", E. F. Carter, Percival Marshall, 1950

"Electric Control of Clockwork Railways", E. F. Carter, Percival Marshall, 1951

"Clockwork, Steam and Electric", G. Reder, Ian Allan, 1972

Websites

Marc Horovitz's 2008 Spring Windup

Information on Meccano Clockwork Motors
 

Information on Repairing Broken Meccano Clockwork Springs


Information on Restoring Meccano Clockwork Motors (under Projects)

 
Hornby Railway Collectors Association of Australia
 
North American Hornby Society
 
Bassett-Lowke Society

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