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No.63 May/June 2009
5 First Lines
6 The ‘Coffee Pot’ Legend Alfred Fisher relates the unique story of Chaloner – the ‘decrepit piece of machinery’ bought for £21 in 1960!
12 Out with the Snowblower James Waite has a wonderful Swiss weekend, which at one stage was ‘like watching the Sistine chapel when they are electing a new pope’!
14 Steam on Three Continents Eritrea, Peru and Germany feature in contrasting images from a trio of new books.
18 Working the Welsh Highland We celebrate the landmark resumption of train services through the Aberglaslyn Pass by going behind the scenes and looking at operational challenges.
26 Meet them on the Welsh Highland A photo gallery of people at work on a line now over twenty miles long.
28 Narrow Gauge in Transition Tony Travis concludes an evocative series of articles by journeying from the Midlands to Scotland.
33 James Boyd 1920 - 2009 Andrew Neale pays tribute to the doyen of narrow gauge historians, who has died after a long illness.
34 A replica Lyn The launch of the 762 Club to bring back the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway’s unique Baldwin tank locomotive.
35 New and Views Home Happenings • World Scene
40 “Do anything you want to do”
41 We Like Big Engines – Part 3
44 Narrow Gauge South West
47 Trains and boats and planes......
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