Chasewater Railway Museum Catalogue
Toys & Games
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Toys and Games 2020 XL Files
Wooden Railway Models
A collection of wooden railway models hand-made by the late Mr. Eric Dee of Pelsall. (1931 – 2003)
Mr. Dee was a brown saddle maker by profession and made these toys for his grandchildren to play with.
He was a fine craftsman and amongst other interests made a fine collection of miniature saddles.
The collection has been kindly donated to the Chasewater Railway and Museum by his daughter, Mrs. Jackie Bedward.
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These models are not the sort which are correct in every detail, but are beautifully hand-crafted for children to play with, push-along style. The wheels are made from plastic cotton reels cut in half and they run with one wheel on either side of the strip of leather.