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by AndrewCudgewa
Fri Jul 13, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: VR Mile posts
Replies: 23
Views: 3528

Re: VR Mile posts

S301 wrote:has any photos.....VR mile posts Zec


G'day Zec,

Here you go, a bit battered and bruised but you get the idea:

Image

Photographed this one at Wodonga in May 2006.

Cheers, Andrew
by AndrewCudgewa
Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Links to images in archives
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

Re: Links to images in archives

Bauie wrote:Peter and I produced that timeline


G'day Bauie,

I didn't know you had a part in producing it, Thank you, it's a useful diagram, have referred to it many times.

Cheers, Andrew
by AndrewCudgewa
Tue Jul 10, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Links to images in archives
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

Re: Links to images in archives

Hi Iain,

This might be helpful also then, Peter J Vincent's Open wagons timeline:

http://www.pjv101.net/cd/pages/c005de.jpg

Cheers, Andrew
by AndrewCudgewa
Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Links to images in archives
Replies: 9
Views: 1739

Re: Links to images in archives

G'day Iain, Not sure what the earlier reference was or whether this covers it, however two options that will bring up pictures of wagons: 1. The PROV search engine (set the number of responses to 5000 and search on some generic terms like "wagon"): http://prov.vic.gov.au/index_search?searc...
by AndrewCudgewa
Mon Jul 09, 2012 1:13 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: SAR OBF 4 Wheeler Kit Available
Replies: 10
Views: 1791

Re: SAR OBF 4 Wheeler Kit Available

[quote="Bauie"]Rest assured that they came over to Vic. I recall long rakes of them from time to time. I can't recall what traffic they were in, perhaps super? But they were quite common in Victoria.[quote] G'day Bauie, Saw you other post on the RTR's but seemed apt to respond here. Get ar...
by AndrewCudgewa
Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:17 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Prototype Modellers Forum 2012
Replies: 10
Views: 1878

Re: Prototype Modellers Forum 2012

G'day John & All, Sorry I meant to comment on this before. Not sure whether family commitments will allow me to be there this year but Congrats to VMRS in lining up what looks like a fascinating day full of good stuff by people who know their VR and/or their modelling. If I can't get there I wil...
by AndrewCudgewa
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:23 pm
Forum: Victoria
Topic: The Last Beechy
Replies: 19
Views: 2728

Re: The Last Beechy

Thanks for the pictures and video VRFan, great quality.

Cheers, Andrew
by AndrewCudgewa
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: Arm Chair
Topic: The Cadbury Train
Replies: 15
Views: 1824

Re: The Cadbury Train

:lol: Amen to that!

27-whatever sans the Cadbury bits is a great little engine though, have enjoyed seeing it run on the Thirlmere run many times.
by AndrewCudgewa
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Building the SRC V Class
Replies: 109
Views: 34330

Re: Building the SRC V Class

G'day All, Thanks for the kind compliments, though Victorian T Gauge I am well south of "iconic", more likely "chronic"! :P Yep, Cheers Scotty but I think unless there's a drought of suitable engines, the V this late in life won't be buffing up against Pass stock. IainS, thank yo...
by AndrewCudgewa
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:20 am
Forum: Model Railways
Topic: Building the SRC V Class
Replies: 109
Views: 34330

Re: Building the SRC V Class

G'day All, Thank you for the kind words and appreciation of the yarn. Great to hear it has been an enjoyable read. As with other models I have displayed here, the quality of the result is directly related to the quality of the inputs, so there are some pretty big thanks due in the concluding Chapter...

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