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ISSUE 393 - MARCH 2016

NZ Model Railway Journal Issue no. 393

March Journal 2016

JEWELS - Michael Gee’s 1:120-scale model of an NZR Wb locomotive and West Coast coal train photographed by Grant Morrell.

GREYMOUTH TO OTIRA IN STEAM DAYS - John Agnew describes his 1:64-scale layout representing Westland and the Midland Line.

DCC CARDS FOR DUMMIES AND/OR THOSE WITH SENIOR MEMORIES - Graham Dredge explains how you can easily keep track of your models’ DCC functions.

FIFTY YEARS OF CONVENTIONS - Chris Bradley, Alan Curtis and Paul Berntsen look back on the first national model railway convention organised by the Guild in 1966.

MY SCRATCHBUILT 13335MM WOODEN GUARDS VAN - Les Downey builds a 1:64-scale model of a classic NZR vehicle.

13335MM GUARDS VANS – THE PROTOTYPES - Kevin Crosado brings together a diagram, data and photographs of the full-size versions of Les Downey’s model.

SAWMILL ENGINEERING IN NEW ZEALAND - Paul Mahoney and Colin Zeff outline the key principles of a popular layout feature.


ON THE COVER - Graham Dredge believes that as real trains spend half their time in the dark, we should also represent this on our models. Ethan’s the Family Butcher is named after his grandson who finished his apprenticeship last year.


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