No.142 JUNE 2006
GARDEN Rail G ARDEN Rail
Incorporating GARDEN RAILWAY WORLD
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5EDITOR’SLETTER Tag Gorton
10A TROPICALGARDENRAILWAY John Bell
14RHB G 3/4 STEAMLOCOMOTIVE Keith Chadwick
17BOB THEBUILDERRIDESAGAIN Mark Thatcher
22BROWNWELLLOCOMOTIVES‘DAISY’ - A REVIEW Gwyn Lishman
24CHEMINDEFERDELAGUETTE Carl Hibbs
32MOREDWARVESFORTHE GARDENRAILWAY Becky Pinniger
34PINERIDGE Stuart Black
38BUILDINGTHESLATERSDINORWIC 16MMSLATEWAGONKITS Derek Pollard
40LOCOLINESDELUXE WATERSLIDETRANSFERS Steve Ciambrone
48MAILBOX- MARKETPLACEDIARYDATES& CLUBNEWS
GardenR ailis pu blished o n the thi rd Thursday of every m onth Issue 14 3 - July 2006 on sale:1 5th June 2006 .. .
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Front Cover: Winter steam down in the woods, my scruffy but reliable ‘Hanomag’ on a short goods working. Goods vans are weathered LGB items, which are a reasonable representation of French metre gauge vans. Photograph by Carl Hibbs