No.157 SEPTEMBER 2007
GARDEN Rail G ARDEN Rail
Incorporating GARDEN RAILWAY WORLD
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Garden Civil Engineering David Pratt
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Photography Phil Sixsmith
Buildings & Structures Kit Reviews Mark Thatcher
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5 EDITOR’S LETTER Tag Gorton
10 REGENCY COURT NARROW GAUGE RAILWAY Ken Cox
13 GROUND LEVEL SIGNAL BOX – A REVIEW Mark Thatcher
16 BATTERY ELECTRIC SPEED CONTROL Ralf Bagnall-Wild
18 LGB ® V51 DIESEL, 20515/20511 John Lythgoe PART 2 10
41 PORTER AND SIDE DUMP CAR Bert Horner
44 TRADING PLACES
48 MARKET PLACE DIARY DATES - CLUB NEWS
No.157 SEP 07 Front Cover: Guillemotpauses on the viaduct for a ‘blow up’ en route to Heversham with the market day train. Photo: Ian Midgley
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25 A NEW LOCO FOR THE SHR William High
26 IN THE BEGINNING... Ian Midsley
34 A SIMPLE CRANE BASE Peter Twigg
36 BACHMANN FLAT CAR WITH LOG LOAD Stuart Moon
38 WORKING ON THE RAILWAY David Pratt
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