Our factory has just confirmed that production of the Class 14 diesel will be complete on or around the 20th April. Delays due to Covid isolation difficulties at suppliers and a general shortage of staff have added to everyone's frustration, but we hope that first deliveries to customers will be... read more →
In the warehouse this morning, I found an opened box of......... Great Western Iron Minks with the 1923 16" GW lettering I had thought that we had sold the last of these back last autumn, but obviously I was wrong! So I have reinstated the model on the shop, and... read more →
We have just received decorated samples of the GW Minks, V4, V12 and later V12.
The final tooling for the wooden Minks has now been completed. Included with every model will be a set of parts to convert them to the vacuum fitted versions, including tie bars, cylinders and pipes. The attached photo shows the parts that will be in every box.
Many thanks to Tony Hammond who has sent us this beautifully observed photo of his weathered Iron Mink
Perhaps the most accomplished model figure painter in the UK, Claudia Everett’s work has been available to purchasers of Minerva locomotives for over 2 years at a significant discount. However all good things must come to an end, and with immediate effect the following prices come into force. To supply... read more →
Just arrived is a photo of the test shot for the V12 variant of our forthcoming wooden Minks. Two down...one to go!!
In Christmas week we have 3 Pecketts on Cwmbach are....... to be sung to the tune of 3 Kings! In strange times, have the best Christmas you can, and thank you for all the support this year.
The first test shot of the V4 GW Mink has now been successfully made. All that is left is to add the running gear etc. and move on to the V12