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Models built for the 'Landmark' Secretary's Challenge

The Challenge:

For this challenge I have been inspired by the recent Meccano sets that have produced such models as Big Ben and the Empire State Building.

The idea is to build your own version of a landmark, which could be a building such as Canary Wharf, the BT Tower or even our own Severndroog Castle (near the top of Shooters Hill, in case you're wondering).


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Bexleyheath Clock TowerBuilt for the Landmark Secretary's Challenge

Built by Steven Jarvis

The Clock Tower was opened in 1912 to commemorate the Coronation of King George V the previous year. There are four alcoves, but only two are used - one is of King George V, the other is William Morris, the designer.  (I think the Jarvis's plasti...
 
 
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Crystal Palace Water TowerBuilt for the Landmark Secretary's Challenge

Built by Eric Smith

A model of the last of Brunel's water towers for the Crystal Palace. The two towers were demolished in 1941 because they could have been used by enemy bombers in WWII.
 
 
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Forth BridgeBuilt for the Landmark Secretary's Challenge

Built by Geoff Carter

This was designed by Chris Shute and is described in an issue of Constructor Quarterly .  It is built from the Marks and Spencer Landmarks set and, although the bridge is 6' long, there are still quite a lot of parts left over!
 
 
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HMS IllustriousBuilt for the Landmark Secretary's Challenge

Built by Geoff Carter

This was designed by George Illingworth and is described in an issue of Constructor Quarterly .  It is built from the Marks and Spencer Landmarks set.
 
 
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The MonumentBuilt for the Landmark Secretary's Challenge

Built by David Smithers

As David himself says, he was rising to the Challenge, and built a model of "The Monument". The main part of the column is built up using four 2½" cylinders.  They are joined without nuts and bolts by using three scruffy 2½" x 2&fra...

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