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Antics Special Commission : Weston Clevedon & Portishead Railway Open Wagon 27We have commissioned a model of WC&PR wagon nyumber 27, one of the 7 plank wagons purchased from surplus wagon stock offered by the Midland Railway.Delivery in September has been requested in time for the WC&PR Groups' exhibition on October 2nd this year.
Antics Commissioned Model - Fred Watkins Iron Ore and Colour Works, Coleford wagon number 35Richard Watkins leased the New Dunn Pit iron mine near Sling in the Forest of Dean circa 1887 and it seems in additon to iron ore the ores won were used to produce pigment, a Colour Works being established at the pit site. By 1921 the works was in the ownership of Fred Watkins who also developed an engineering works. Wagon number 35 is one of a several wagons seen in the one known view of Fred Watkins wagons outside the pit and colour works.