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NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 376  

Additional photographs supporting articles are posted in the GALLERY or in the MEMBERS section of the website.

This month:

JEWELS - Kevin Crosado photographed Darryl Palmer’s 1980s Auckland Cityrail cars.

DESIGNING A DSA KITSET - Neil Ward reveals how he produced rapid-prototyped masters for a 1:64-scale resin kit.

HOW TO DRAW SCALE PLANS FROM PHOTOGRAPHS - David Halfpenny shows why you need never be without plans for your modelling projects.

GOODMAN LOCOMOTIVE - Scale plan produced by David Halfpenny using the methods described in his article.

THE NZCDC GOODMAN - Photographs and prototype notes from Kevin Crosado to go with the plan.

THE MERRIJIGS SAWMILL - Robin Phillips shares details of his fascinating 1:76-scale layout.

RAILWAY CURVES - Keith Collins outlines NZR’s use of cant or superelevation on curves.

PLASTIC FANTASTIC DJ - Peter Ross proves that beauty is more than skin deep on Brendon Lean’s 1:64-scale styrene body.

A LIFETIME OF NZR MODELLING – PART ONE - Les Downey looks back on more than fifty years of enjoyment.

GST/TST AND GSY BOX CONTAINERS - Drawings of two distinctive NZ designs courtesy of Glen Robertson.

DOMESTIC BOX CONTAINERS - Prototype notes from Kevin Crosado.

STATION FILEWALLACEVILLE - History of a station on the Wellington – Upper Hutt line from Juliet Scoble.

SIGHTS OF THE SEVENTIES - Graeme McClare shares colour views of the NZCDC Goodman locomotive.


GET MORE FROM YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA – PART TWO - Peter Ross explains some of the implications of how cameras work.

COVER - Peter Ross captured the crew of Brendon Lean’s 1:64-scale DJ exchanging stern words with a ute driver who’s picked an awkward spot to unload a wagon.


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