Southern Big Tanks, new books from The Irwell Press

Hot of the press from my friends at the Irwell Press are four new excellent paperback books all about the Southern Big Tanks. The four books cover the London Southern Western Railway Urie G16 class 4-8-0Ts and H16 4-6-2Ts Z class and the later Maunsell Z class 0-8-0Ts and W class 2-6-4Ts. These follow in … Continue reading Southern Big Tanks, new books from The Irwell Press

Talking Stock #33 The five Urie H16 large 4-6-2 tanks

As I mentioned in my Talking Stock #26 post here about the four Urie G16 class 4-8-0T locomotives, I do indeed have a soft spot for large tanks and therefore this post is about Urie's other large tanks the five H16 4-6-2Ts. The later Maunsell Z class 0-8-0T locomotives  were the subject of Talking Stock … Continue reading Talking Stock #33 The five Urie H16 large 4-6-2 tanks

Talking Stock #19 The quiet but powerful Maunsell Z class tanks.

Firstly a quick Happy New Year to all the readers of this blog as this is the first post of 2013, I wish you all a peaceful and prosperous year ahead with hopefully plenty of time of modelling all things Southern! One of the regular sights on Fisherton Sarum is my Z class pushing loaded … Continue reading Talking Stock #19 The quiet but powerful Maunsell Z class tanks.