Clockwork in the Garden
is a start of what I hope will become a rather comprehensive
album of vintage clockwork trains running outside in the garden.
it is a delight to see these wonderful machines outside, soaking
up the sun, pulling trains, rather than being stuck in a display
A delightful (and rare) Walker-Fenn 4-6-0 belonging to Rudolf Schott
A trio of American Flyer clockwork locos in the yard on Rob Kulman's
Linwood Mineral Tramway. Looks like they are ready to race!
Two delightful photos from Bob Walker of British Columbia of clockwork
on his Avebury Junction Railway. The trio of Hornby model 40s is
The above three photos were taken on Alan Sangster's delightful garden railway in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. An absolute paradise of vintage clockwork and tinplate trains!
O gauge Bassett-Lowke "Prince Charles" with an express train passes a Hornby Model 40 with a guard's van sitting in the passing loop on my Algonquin Light Railway.
pre-war Bassett-Lowke "Duke of York".
More clockwork from Peter Watson.
A Marx 0-4-0 (US) and an aluminium-bodied Maurlyn (Australia
- 1950s), a true Pacific of recognisable prototype, the Victorian
Railways streamlined 'Spirit of Progress'.
The legendary Walker-Fenn "controlled
clockwork" loco (England 1920s). This firm bought 6-coupled
O gauge mechanisms from Märklin and fitted them with the
speed governor from a clockwork gramophone, resulting in a locomotive
that can crawl along very slowly.
pre-war Hornby No. 1
Wilson's magnificant pre-1920 O gauge Bing "George the Fifth"
O gauge American Flyer Number 1
A Bing 0-6-0 pulling Leeds rolling stock on Peter Watson's
line in Melbourne, Australia
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pre-war Hornby 4-4-2.