No.158 OCTOBER 2007
GARDEN Rail G ARDEN Rail
Incorporating GARDEN RAILWAY WORLD
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Editor: Tag Gorton e-mail: email@example.com 58 Beatrice Avenue, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 4NG Tel: 01752 845938
Review Columnists Geoff Calver, Alan Davis, Stuart Moon, Alan Habgood, David Pinniger
Garden Civil Engineering David Pratt
Technical Columnist John Lythgoe
Horticultural Columnist Becky Pinniger
Photography Phil Sixsmith
Buildings & Structures Kit Reviews Mark Thatcher
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5 EDITOR’S LETTER Tag Gorton
10 COME IN RADIO WREKIN Alan Habgood
14 VoR RAILCAR (MhB) John Andre
16 16-TON MINERAL WAGON – A REVIEW Peter Spoerer
18 SMOOTH OPERATOR Graham Wilkins
40 WORKING ON THE RAILWAY David Pratt PART 2
44 TRADING PLACES
47 MAIL BOX - MARKET PLACE DIARY DATES - CLUB NEWS
20 STEAM IN MY GARDEN Raymond McMahone
25 GLYN VALLEY LOCOMOTIVES – A REVIEW Allen Morgan
26 THE DUNN’S RIVER RAILWAY Philip Brocklebank
34 CHARACTER BUILDING EXPERIENCE Mark Thatcher
37 BALLASTING,THE FINISHING TOUCH Stuart Moon
No.158 OCT 07 Front Cover: No 17 Sophiepauses at Fern Gully with a local train to Port Antonio. Plenty of steam to spare! Photo: Philip Brocklebank
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