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LBSC

Curly Lawrence, known as LBSC, was one of Britain′s most prolific and well known model or scale-steam-locomotive designers.

  • Annie Boddie [2½"], Midland Railway style 4-4-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1933
  • Austere Ada [2½"], War Department Austerity 2-8-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1943
  • Ayesha [2½"], LB&SCR Atlantic 4-4-2 tender engine, English Mechanics, 1930
  • Betty [3½"], LBSC's might-have-been Maunsell type SR 2-6-2 tender engine, subsequently published in book form, British Model Maker, 1956
  • Britannia [3½"], BR Class 7 4-6-2 Pacific tender engine. LBSC used much information made available to him by his friend Robert Riddles during his development of the full-size engine, Model Engineer 1951
  • BR 75000 [3½"], British Railways 4-6-0 class 4 tender engine, the last design LBSC did for English Mechanics magazine, English Mechanics 1956
  • Canadian Switcher [2½"], Canadian National style 0-6-0 Switcher tank engine, Model Engineer, 1929
  • Canterbury Lamb [3½"], Canterbury and Whitstable Railway, 0-4-0 tender engine of 1830, Model Engineer, 1952
  • Caterpillar [2½"], LBSC's freelance 4-12-2 tender engine design based on the Union Pacific 9000 Class with 3 or 4 cylinders, English Mechanics, 1932
  • Eva May [5"], 0-6-0T freelance tank engine. LBSC's first 5 inch design. There was a tender version as well, English Mechanics 1933
  • Evening Star [3½"], BR standard class 9F 2-10-0 freight tender engine, the last steam engine built for BR, LBSC's design was completed by Martin Evans, subsequently published in book form, Practical Mechanics 1963
  • Fayette [2½"], Anglo-American 4-6-2 Pacific tender engine, Model Engineer, 1928
  • Green Arrow [2½"], LNER V2, 2-6-2 tender engine. 3 cylinders with Holcroft conjugated valve gear, English Mechanics, 1936
  • GWR 1695 [2½"], GWR, open cab 0-6-0ST saddle tank engine, English Mechanics, 1939
  • Helen Long [2½"], LBSC freelance 4-8-4T express tank engine design with 3 cylinders, Model Engineer, 1927
  • Hielan Lassie [3½"], Thompson rebuild of the LNER A1/1 Pacific tender engine. Described with slide or piston valves and both Walschaerts and Baker valve gear, Model Engineer, 1946
  • Ivy Hall [3½"], LBSC’s "modernised" GWR Hall Class, 4-6-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1955
  • Juliet [3½"], beginner's 0-4-0 tank engine, Model Engineer, 1946
  • Kingette [2½"], GWR King Class 4-6-0 4 cylinder tender engine, Model Engineer, 1932
  • Lady Kitty [2½"], GWR 4700 Class, 2-8-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1929
  • Lickham Hall [3½"], Authentic reproduction of GWR Hall Class 4-6-0 tender engine. Designed for Reeves in 1956
  • LMS 4652 [2½"], LMS Fowler Class 4F, 0-6-0 tender engine, English Mechanics, 1937
  • Mabel Hall [2½"], GWR Hall Class, 4-6-0 tender engine, English Mechanics, 1932
  • Maid of Kent [5"], 4-4-0 tender engine, a South Eastern & Chatham Railway L1 class, Model Engineer, 1948
  • Maisie [3½"], Great Northern D2 Atlantic 4-4-0 tender engine, subsequently published in book form, Model Engineer, 1935
  • Mary Anne [2½"], LNER Class J39, 0-6-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1934
  • Minx [5"], London, Brighton & South Coast Railway C2x 0-6-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1948
  • Miss Ten-to-Eight [3½"], North Eastern R1 (later LNER D21 class) 4-4-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1939
  • Molly [3½"], LMS Fowler Class 3F tank engine 0-6-0 “Jinty”, Model Engineer, 1941
  • Mona [2½"], LNER 0-6-2T style tank engine,with inside cylinders and Hackworth valve gear, subsequently published in book form, British Model Maker, 1954
  • Olympiade [2½"], LMS Jubilee Class, 4-6-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1938
  • Netta [3½"], North Eastern T1 (later LNER Q5 class) 0-8-0 tender engine, described simultaneously in gauge O, 1¾ , 2½ , 3½ and 5 inch gauges, Model Engineer, 1954
  • Pamela [3½"], LBSC's idea for rebuilding the SR Merchant Navy class 4-6-2 Pacific tender engine, Model Engineer, 1950
  • Pansy [5"], GWR 0-6-0PT pannier tank engine, Model Engineer, 1958
  • Petrolea [3½"], Great Eastern T19 (later LNER E4 class) 2-4-0 inside cylinder tender engine, Model Engineer, 1943
  • Princess Marina [3½"], LMS Stanier Mogul 2-6-0 tender engine, subsequently published in book form, English Mechanics 1935
  • Princess Royal [2½"], LMS Princess Class, 4-6-2 Pacific tender engine, English Mechanics, 1933
  • Purley Grange [2½"], GWR Grange Class, 4-6-0 tender engine, Model Engineer, 1937
  • P.V. Baker [3½"], 0-6-0T tank engine. Piston Valve, Baker valve gear, Model Engineer, 1945
  • Rainhill [3½"], 0-2-2 tender engine inspired by Stephenson's Rocket in its original form, Model Engineer, 1941
  • Speedy [5"], GWR 15xx 0-6-0T tank engine, subsequently published in book form, English Mechanics 1950
  • Tich [3½"], 0-4-0T

    LBSC′s freelance contractor′s tank engine designed with both small and large-boilers, with slip-eccentric or Walschaerts valve gear.

    Published in book form in Model Engineer, 1948 & 1959


    Tich is a very popular model to build as it is a good first engine design.


  • Titfield Thunderbolt [5"], 0-4-2 tender engine based on the Liverpool & Manchester Railway's "Lion", Model Engineer, 1953
  • US Austerity [2½"], American style WWII Austerity, 2-8-0 tender engine, English Mechanics, 1943
  • Uranus [2½"], GWR style 4-8-4 tender engine, English Mechanics, 1932
  • Virginia [3½"], 4-4-0 American tender engine, described in both "old time" and modern guises, subsequently published in book form, Model Engineer, 1956

See also: Model Engineer.

Train Glossary: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z