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.
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 …
Railway Locomotive lamps: During the whole of the steam era locomotives utilized oil lamps for headlights. These were generally fitted to lamp brackets just above …
Keighley & Worth Valley Railway Vintage Trains return in July. As restrictions ease the Keighley and Worth Valley railway has a full programme on offer …
Mercedes Benz first produced cars in the 19th century.
Karl Benz was the first to use an internal combustion engine in a car. This was the …
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.