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ISSUE 377 - MARCH 2012

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 377

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

This month:

JEWELS - Graham Dredge captures the night life at his locomotive depôt

GLENKOMISH - Ian Watson tells how he built a 1:160-scale reminder of New Zealand railways in Scotland

WOOD SIDING WEATHERING - Mark Dalrymple shows you how to make your new buildings look like they’ve had a hard life

GET MORE FROM YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA – PART THREE - Peter Ross provides some practical examples of model photography

IMPROVED DIODE MATRIX ROUTE CONTROL - Pete Smith describes his method for operating solenoid point motors

OF DRUMS AND DECALS - Ken Lankshear produces a 1950s-era wagon load for his layout

HERITAGE - Colin Barry shares some fascinating archive photographs of the Middleton marshalling yard in Christchurch

A LIFETIME OF NZR MODELLING – PART TWO Les Downey looks back on friends, personalities and manufacturers

OPAKI OVERBRIDGE – BRIDGE 78A WAIRARAPA LINE Drawings of a very characteristic NZ bridge design courtesy of NZ Railway & Locomotive Society Archives, with prototype notes and photographs from Kevin Crosado

LIGHTEN UP - Graham Dredge provides step-by-step instructions for making model cars fit for night driving


COVER - Barry Fitzgerald captured Mt Somers Coal Co foreman Doug Wilson watching over his rolling stock as Heisler No 3 (that’s fireman Nippy Forest in the doorway) reversed up to Murphy’s stream bridge on the Ashburton–Whataroa line, above the Havelock river in upper Rangitata, during 1969. The scale is 1:64.


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