Geoff Theasby puts on his roving reporter hat and grabs his camera to provide us with an overview of the Sheffield Steam Rally. Mick Knights takes a large billet of aluminium and reduces it, by stages, to a rather elegant crankcase for his Bentley rotary aero engine. Martin Gearing demonstrates how to flange the tubeplates for his vertical boiler. Ron Fitzgerald examines the emergence of the 4-6-0 and Pacific locomotive wheel arrangements in France, the rest of Europe and world-wide. Doug Hewson rounds off his series on photographing locomotives and wagons with a few more pictures demonstrating how pictures of models can be made to look very close to the full sized article. Graham Sadler shows how to make a set of toolholders for the tool post he described last time. Martin Evans explains how he surveyed his garden in order to plot the route of his 5 inch gauge garden railway and supplies a few details about the installation of infrastructure. Geoff Bashall reports from this year’s LittleLEC, held at the Worthing and District Society of Model Engineers and our front cover features one of the competitors, William Powell, as he battles the headwind behind his Canterbury Lamb.