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ISSUE 419 - SEPTEMBER 2022

CONTENTS

JOURNAL JEWELS - We get a look at Scott Shadbolt’s improved 1:64 Railmaster DX 5419

HE KINGSTON BRANCH - Les Downey tells the story of his Brisbane based 1:64 scale model railway layout

KITBASH CORNER - RANSOMES AND RAPIER CRANE CONVERSION - Lexi Browne’s simple steam crane project.

EYE ON THE EIGHTIES - Geoff Handley shares his photos of a Cowans Sheldon & Co. Steam Crane and work train at Blenheim Station yard 

NZR’s 47’ 6” CARRIAGES BP.3090 PART 3 - THE WOODEN CAR-VANS CONVERTED FROM BP3090 47½’ CARS 1934-49

John Agnew concludes the history of these once common carriages with a focus on their car-van conversions

FIFTIES FOCUS - We look at the English Electric DF class in service 

A DIFFERENT KIND OF DE - Rick Schreuder builds NZ’s first mainline diesel locomotive in works grey.

UPGRADING THE 1:34 FABRICATED FREIGHT BOGIE - Improving an old bogie kit with Terry Bradley

FABRICATING STEAM LOCOMOTIVE CYLINDERS - Paul Berntsen shares some helpful insights for scratch-builders

CHRISTCHURCH MODELLERS GROUP - A summary of recent news complied by Peter Ross.  

THE TAIL END - Trade news, events and comment.

ON THE COVER: Rick Schreuder was commissioned to build and complete DF 1509 in 2021, with the unusual request by the client for a Works Grey colour scheme. For more about this model turn to page 30. Photo by Alex Smith

 
 
 

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