• Haywards - Gavin Sowry

    Haywards - Gavin Sowry

  • Dc4588


  • Da duo

    Da duo

  • B303


December 2022 Journal contents

3| Journal Jewels - Wayne Brindle’s scratchbuilt A88 Buckhurst Railcar takes pride of place.

6 | Ww 678 - Athanasius Santamaria shares his seven year study of West Coast steam.

10 | R. Wood & Co. Bulk Grain Wagon - Alex Smith, John Woodall give us an insight into a rare pair of wagons.

11 |‘Affordable’ Ford Anglias - Alex Smith builds some hard to find vehicles in 1:64 scale.

13 | Tips and Tricks - Les Downey shares two observations from his workbench

14 | Sights of the Seventies:  Da Locomotives

16 | NZ48 Developments - Greg Keay updates us on progress in the NZ48 community.

17| The 47’6” Suburban cars built 1904-6  - John Agnew shares the history of these stalwarts of the commuter run.

24 | Vehicle Views: - Non-Revenue Rolling Stock - Photographs by Les Downey from the Walsh Memorial Library, MOTAT.

26 | Improving a Baldwin Aa - We get a look at Karl Shields’ latest locomotive project.

28 | Photo-realistic models - Andrew Nielson shares Ken Devlin’s latest modelling technique

30 | ‘9 Mil’ Report - Tony Simons updates us on what’s happening in 9 Mil scale.

32 | Christchurch Modellers group - A summary of recent news complied by Peter Ross

33 | The Tail End - Trade news, events and comment.


Athanasius Santamaria exactingly modelled Ww 678 as it was in it’s last year of service. Based on the 1:64 scale Online Kit, many fine details and a thorough weathering job bring this model to life.
Alex Smith took the photograph.

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