Model Heaven

October 29, 2019

Among the diverse exhibits at Istanbul's superlative transport and industrial museum by the Golden Horn (of historical renown) - are some of the finest railway and tram models displayed in a special area of the complex.    British locomotives and tramcars are given prominence :  



 Above : a few of the highest calibre locomotive models which were once part of a privately commissioned collection and later acquired for the Koc Musum in Istanbul.



 Another view of the top covered Glasgow car featured in a previous Blog.  Below :   an equally fine Liverpool single truck car and earlier top covered design fortunately not produced in great numbers.







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Working to conserve for display, trams and artefacts of the longstanding coastal tramway serving Blackpool, Thornton Cleveleys and Fleetwood.


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