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ISSUE 373 - MARCH 2011

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 373

Additional photographs supporting the articles on the Dsc, the Tunnel profile wagon and Bob Stott's beautiful bush railway can be found in the Members Only section of the website.

This month:

JEWELS - Trevor McMurdo shares photographs of two of his 1920s-era beauties.

SCRATCHBUILDING A DSC - Brendon Lean tells how he built a 1:64-scale model of a yard workhorse.

TUNNEL PROFILE WAGON; A WORKING MODEL - Graham Dredge makes sure his trains can fit through his tunnels.

TUNNEL CLEARANCE CARS – U AND N WAGONS - Robin Knight describes one of the prototype units, helped by Les Cook.

TAPUTERANGI TO TAUPO - Bob Stott outlines the history of his 1:64-scale bush tramway layout and its move to a new home.

A 1:64-SCALE EW LOCOMOTIVE, PART 3 - Grant Fletcher completes his model of a classic electric locomotive.

KEITH ANTHONY COLLINS - Remembering a Guild life member and his contribution to our hobby.

JENKINSON’S DREAM: LEYLAND RAILCAR RM.3 - First part of the history of an NZR fiasco from Kevin Crosado.

60FT RAIL MOTOR CAR - CMEO drawings X7610, X7611, X7612, Y7450 and Y7452, courtesy of Archives New Zealand

INANGAHUA JUNCTION - Colin Barry brings us the final part of his station file series.

NEWS, VIEWS AND REVIEWS

NEW ZEALAND-BUILT - Kevin Crosado shares colour views of a locally-made Dsc locomotive.

DCC-CONTROLLED LOCOMOTIVE COUPLERS - Gordon Barr explains how Trevor Borlase achieved hands-off operation of the tender couplers on his 1:64-scale Ja.

COVER - Kevin Crosado photographed Bob Stott’s 1:64-scale Climax A (April 2002 Journal) crossing the Taputerangi Stream on a bridge he modelled on a Taringamotu mill tram original.

CREDITS

Robin Knight supplied a drawing by Les Cook to accompany his article.

Raoul Quinn ventured out in a rain storm to photograph Stott's Mill in its new home.

Grant Morrell provided a photograph of Keith Collins raising the tone at Pokaka.

Graeme Dredge provided news and photos of westerly goings on.

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