Welcome to Wes Dalefield's Meccano
Giant Walking Dragline from Meccano Outfit Manuals 1954-1961
Wes's Current Meccano Projects
A page on the History of Meccano has been
I have started a website on various Meccano Erector images that other people
have made and I like - take a look very nice!
- A model of a Microelectronic Component Fabrication Facility (FAB) plant. This
model is now complete, click here to view it.
- Rotating Base Ferris Wheel, based on prototype that was assembled in Battersea Pleasure
Park, London. This model was completed for the 2001 Melbourne
Meccano Club Exhibition, click
here to view it.
- A Miniature Giant Walking
- Functional Meccano Lathe. Based on the 1970 June & July Meccano Magazine Model.
Meccano photographs, Articles and Downloads
- Giant Walking Dragline The photograph at
the top of this page is a classic model. Click here if you want to see more photographs of
it and read a published article on it, 7 pages.
- Giant Block-setting Crane Like many
Meccanomen I have built a version of it. As a different theme I set myself the task
of building it in blue! 4 pages.
- Astronomical models One of the most significant
events in history must surely have been the discovery of the true relationship between the
earth, sun and moon. Meccano makes an ideal medium for building an orrery, 3 pages.
- Kids' picks Photographs of models popular with
children, 6 pages. *New, see the
Australian Yellow-Backed-Spider and the Purple Mammoth page
- Fairground Models, 1 page. *New, see a
rotating base ferris wheel*
- Meccano Magazine Model Plans. After several
requests I have started scanning and uploading popular models published in the Meccano
Magazine in past years.
Links to other Web sites
This site has joined the Meccano Web Ring.
Meccano enthusiasts will find it much easier to tour sites and to search for
information they are looking for using this ring. This is a far more effective
system than trying to maintain a list of links.
Meccano & Erector are registered trademarks.
Permission to adapt art material from the
program was kindly granted by Somerville Software.