Model Engineer Magazine - Database and Index of Published Articles

On this page you will find a consolidated index of Volumes 1 to 213 of the Model Engineer Magazine, that is from 1898 to 2014.  The databases have been built up based on the material from various Model Engineering sites. If anyone has updated material, that they wish to include, please email me below.  Also I would like to acknowledge Bill Philips (his web page) for providing much of the source data.   The magazine is an almost limitless source of  construction articles and techniques in building railway models, clocks, jigs, gear cutting, workshop projects, cnc machining, metalworking, lathe and milling techniques and the making of tools.

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Year Volume Issue Page Author Title Notes
1960 122 3056 135 Geometer Small drill and cutter spindle None
 An full index of Model Engineer Workshop Magazine is available here
An full index of Engineering in Miniature is available here;
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Created 20-21st April, 2002
Modified 16th Dec, 2004 to include additional index material
Modified 21st October, 2005 (Trafalgar Day) Fixed import errors on original database.
The 16th Dec, 2004 update resulted in truncated fields and missing entries.
Modified 21st February, 2006 to fix the "Order Using" Selection (Vol was failing) and to add 2006 data.
Modified 8th March, 2008 to fix a bug that stopped Firefox browsers working properly and added 2007 data
Modified 11th January, 2009 to fix bug when seaching with an apostrophe in the search criteria, e.g. Hielan' Lassie.
Update 6th June 2009 (D-Day) to include Vol 201
Update 11th March 2011 to add vol 205 (2010)
10th January 2015. Finally back on line after porting the site to break away from MS ASP/.NET to PHP and updated all the databases.