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Models built for the 'Snow' Secretary's Challenge

The Challenge:

For this Challenge I've gone back to December 2010's snow!  It was too late for the January 2011 meeting, and having a snow themed Challenge didn't seem right for the summer months, so it's had to wait for a whole year.

The Challenge, therefore, is to build a model with some connection to snow.  So, anything from skiers to a ski-lift, or a snow spade to a snow plough!


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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeParaffin Heater

Built by Peter Clay

A small paraffin heater. We had one in my childhood which was lit in cold weather (hence the snow connection) and placed in the bathroom, to keep the temperature just above zero. Used in houses with no central heating, double glazing etc. The boiler en...
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeRailway Snowplough

Built by Eric Smith

A snow plough based on the Hornby Trains O gauge design with 3-6V motor to drive the fan.
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSkier

Built by Andrew Couzens

 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSledge

Built by Chris Fry

 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnow Plough

Built by Chris Warrell

Based on the Meccano Snow Plough features in the November 1961 issue of Meccano Magazine . It was designed to constructed from a set no. 7 and hence is somewhat limited in some of the details: no suspension, and a rather nasty diagonal fold across two...
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnow Plough

Built by Brian Elvidge

One of the models in the manual from the 1974-5 Super Highway Multikit Set, plus a few extras. The model is easy to built and works well. It features a lifting plough, worked by a handle.
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnow Plough and Grit Spreader

Built by Richard Marsden

 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnow Shoe

Built by Brian Leach

A 3:2 scale show shoe similar to the traditional style, made out of wood, rawhide and leather.
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnowflake

Built by Bob Palmer

Made for the "Snow" Secretary's Challenge, from a pile of rusty strips sprayed white.
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnowflake

Built by Peter Clay

One of many, and eclipsed by all the other big, super-duper ones brought. But capable of being hung on the Christmas Tree.
 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnowflake

Built by Douglas Windibank

 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnowmobile

Built by Douglas Windibank

 
 
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Built for the Snow Secretary's ChallengeSnow-Trac Car

Built by Les Chatfield

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