DJB

Museum

A photographic museum detailing models made by DJB Model Engineering over the years.

Museum photo 01 16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Taw"

The model is gas fired R/C for both regulator and reverser

The model is finished in the late L&B livery with "Southern" works plates fitted to the side of the cab

 
16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Exe"

The model is gas fired with R/C for both regulator and reverser

The model is finished in the Southern olive green

Museum photo 02
 
Museum photo 03 16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Yeo"

The model is gas fired with R/C for both regulator and reverser

The model is finished in Southern olive green and is fitted with carriage steam heating

 
16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Lew"

The model is coal fired manual control

The model is finished in Southern olive green and is fitted with carriage steam heating

Museum photo 04
 
Museum photo 05 "Lew" and "Yeo" ready to haul the last train to run on the L&B on Sunday 29th September 1935
 
"Yeo" hauling a typical L&B freight train Museum photo 06
 
Museum photo 07 "Lew" hauling a typical L&B freight train
 

16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Lew"

The model is coal fired with manual control

The model is finished in Southern olive green and shows "Lew" as delivered in 1925 to the L&B Railway

Museum photo 08
 
Museum photo 09 A "one off" 45mm gauge 16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank

The model is gas fired with R/C control for regulator and reverser

The model is finished in British Railways style livery

 
16mm scale model of a Lynton and Barnstaple Railway Manning Wardle 2-6-2 tank "Lew"

The model is coal fired with manual control

The model is finished in Southern olive green and show "Lew" as delivered in 1925 to the L&B railway with green cab front and back

Museum photo 10

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Museum photo 11 "Cedrig", a coal fired tender loco using the Accucraft Edrig chassis power unit
 
Green version of the above "Cedrig" Museum photo 12
 
Museum photo 13 "Emma" a coal fired 0-6-0 tender loco using the Roundhouse "Lady Anne" chassis

"Emma" was produced in both kit and RTR form

 
"Emma" 0-4-0 version of above using the Roundhouse "Billy" chassis Museum photo 14
 
Museum photo 15 Another "Emma" 0-6-0 coal fired tender loco
 
1/12th scale model of the Heywood "Katie" 0-4-0 tank engine

The model is gas fired

This loco ran on the 15" gauge estate railway at Eaton Hall in Cheshire

Museum photo 16
 
Museum photo 17 3/4 rear view of the above "Katie"
 
A coal fired conversion of the Roundhouse "Atlantic" 0-6-2 tank loco

The modifications included cutting the loco down from an 0-6-2 to an 0-6-0

Museum photo 18
 
Museum photo 19 Coal fired conversion of the Accucraft "Edrig" 0-4-0 tank engine
 
Pair of Accucraft "Edrig" coal fired conversions Museum photo 20

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Museum photo 21 Accucraft 0-6-0 tank engine "Wrekin" converted to coal firing
 
Coal fired "Edrig" conversion now owned by Tag Gorton Editor of Garden Rail and featured many times in the magazine

Tag has spent a lot of time enhancing the model since this photo was taken.

Museum photo 22
 
Museum photo 23 "One off" coal fired 0-6-0 tank engine using a Roundhouse "Lady Anne" chassis and modified Simply 7/8ths body kit
 
Scale model of "Coolum" loco built by Fowlers of Leeds and shipped to Australia in the 1920s to work on a sugar plantation

The model is coal fired with manual control and working front and rear headlights

Museum photo photo 24
 
Museum photo 25 Another view of "Coolum"
 
Coal fired conversion of the Accucraft "Ragleth" 0-4-0 tank engine

This model is very similar to the earlier Edrig coal conversions

Museum photo 26
 
Museum photo 27 RTR version of our coal fired "Robert" kit built for a customer

The model uses the Roundhouse Hackworth valve gear chassis

 
Another RTR "Robert" as above but fitted with the detailing kit to enhance the overall appearance of the model Museum photo photo 28
 
Museum photo 29 "George Lawley" a "one off" coal fired model using a cut down Accucraft Lawley chassis and heavily modified Simply 7/8ths body kit
 
3/4 rear view of "George Lawley" Museum photo 30
 
Museum photo 31 16mm scale model of the Festiniog Railway "Funkey" diesel

The model is finished in the National power blue livery the diesel carried when first built, it is now in a green livery similar to the BR livery carried by diesels in the 1960s

The model is battery powered using two motors and is R/C controlled, it is also fitted with on board sound system and directional lights

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