No.138 FEBRUARY 2006
GARDEN Rail G ARDEN Rail
Incorporating GARDEN RAILWAY WORLD
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5EDITOR’SLETTER Tag Gorton
10A TRIPROUNDTHE‘WREKIN’ Alan Habgood
14GAUGEONEINTHEBLACKCOUNTRY Peter Crossley
18LGB SUMPTERVALLEYMALLET Keith Chadwick
22ANILLUMINATINGSUBJECT John Hulse
23THEWESTCLAREGARDENRAILWAY Matthew Labine
31P&J BOXVAN- A REVIEW Graham Wilkins
33SQUEAKSANDGROANS! John Lythgoe
37CARRIEONFIDDLING Tag Gorton
48MAILBOX- MARKETPLACEDIARYDATES& CLUBNEWS
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Front Cover: The West Clare Railway lives on in 15mm scale. 0-6-2T Slieve Callan and its train of scratch built Irish stock roll through the countryside east of Lahinch. The crew are pleased because it's a beautiful afternoon, they're nearly home and still on schedule. Photograph by Matthew Labine