O Scale V&T Locomotive #21, J.W. Bowker

Thomas Ahlhelm

The Fall 2014,  issue 19 of the V&T Telegraph features an article about the scratch built modeling of Germany's Thomas Ahlhelm.  In the article, he mentions "am working now on parts for a Bowker that possibly will turn out to be a little kit with the help of an American model builder named Bob Stevenson."


The V&TRRHS website is honored to show you the continuing progress of this O scale Bowker.  We will be adding photos  to this page as the project progresses. Please bookmark this page to see the steps to its completion.


The pictures in the slideshow below are of the parts that he has already pieced together in to a mock-up of the Bowker engine. Also shown is the tender which is a one piece resin casting and the test mechanism for the motor . . . more