Hi, my Name is Geoff Whittaker and I am a freelance writer specializing in history, transport and Green issues.
I write for Classic Collect Models and many other sites such as Preston Blog and World History Online.
This article looks at the many Roman model kits and figure sets that are available. Roman models have proved popular over the years with figures …
Manchester trams then and now, looks at the development of trams in Manchester. For example horse trams began in 1877 and Manchester now has …
Over the years the Bentley Blower has been popular with both die-cast and plastic kit manufacturers. Everyone from Airfix to Franklin Mint has had a …
The Metcalfe Terraced house kit can be improved with a few extra parts from Wills and lit with some 12v grain of wheat bulbs.
You will …
Heritage railways in Britain – The East Lancashire Railway
The original East Lancashire Railway was centered on the town of Bury. Likewise the preserved line returned …
In 1836, I.K Brunel drew up a set of locomotive specifications for the fledgling GWR. These specifications proved to be a handicap to the designers …
My Informative and entertaining articles include prototype railway history, model railway guides, Retro reviews of historic models, and heritage railway guides.
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Geoffrey Whittaker BSc MA,
Informative and entertaining articles on prototype railway history, model railway guides, Retro reviews of historic models, and heritage railway guides.