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steambuff

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[quote=naguoning]I am not sure but I think what you are talking about is a 10 second fix. The cab may not be fully clipped in so it is at an angle. It may have come adrift a bit in shipping. It is des ...

[quote=steambuff]Thanks for the heads up.[/quote]

Original plaque reads (Missing letters are underlined)

[center][b][size=5]SPENCER STREET [u]S[/u]TAT[u]IO[/u]N[/size][/b][/center]

[center] ...

There is a picture of the plaque when unveiled in a

VR newsletter around that date don't ask me what one.
scumcock


Thanks for the heads up.

[quote=Bogong]The Public Records Office (PRO) in North Melbourne have literally millions of historic photos produced by bureaucracies over the years.

So if you really want to see what the original ...

[quote=Bogong]If the plaque was to commemorate the opening of the building, I doubt "the Powers that be" would see any reason to keep the plaque once that building was demolished.

What do you want ...

Hi All,

Tried posting this in Melbourne Suburban, no luck.

Hopefully others frequent this forum

[color=#000000][size=3][font='Open Sans', Calibri, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]I was hoping someon ...

Hi All,

Hoping someone who frequents SSS/Southern Cross Station can help me out.

There was a large plaque at the old SSS commemorating the first train from "Batman's Hill" , the rebuilding of the te ...

Mine finally turned up yesterday - R700 - 7yrs 5mths and 5 days in the making!

Looks ok out of the box, no loose bits.

Unfortunately other commitments means it will sit on my shelf until Sunday when ...

Hi to all on this forum,

Also a PBR fireman, I've requested two locos for myself, thinking 6A & 8A, maybe more?

Initially a display item, but want to make a working series of modules to run these  ...

Joke of the week?

For 15,000 Pounds, I could make a very nice layout, unlike:

ROFLMAO

Pete

Hi Rob,FWIW, here's the way it is at my place:
40' x 20' purpose built steel shed in the backyard, 20'x20' for layout, 20'x20' for conventional workshop with drill press, workbenches, steel storage sh ...

Hi Mark,I will have a copy at home.Will dig it out, scan it and send to you over the weekend.
CheersPete

Thanks everyone for for input, I now have a few things to try.Unfortunately, I'm not aware of anyone near me (Research, Victoria) with a Garratt...............CheersPetePete,John in Eltham (who has be ...

Thanks everyone for for input, I now have a few things to try.Unfortunately, I'm not aware of anyone near me (Research, Victoria) with a Garratt.As this loco is more than 12 months post purchase, I do ...

Hi All,I have a Eureka AD60 Garratt which has been running flawlessly for 12 months.Just the other day, whilst having a running session with a few mates, the hind unit drivers began turning at about h ...

I received my letter today informing me that Auscision's BP Box Vans have hit the shore and are ready for delivery (when I pay the balance Laughing)Anyone else get their letter?Yep, got my letter late la ...

Having bought 3 flat top T's at Sandown today, just home and ran them on the DC test track - all run beautifully.Yes, working marker lights and headlights.Well done BRMPete

Good News.  Within a couple of hours of emailing Bruce at Trainbuilder, he had contacted me and made arrangements to fix my issues - can't ask for better service than that. (Oh, yes, there should be n ...

OK, So I managed to remove the tender body from the chassis (quite easy, just 4 screws) and installed a spare (non-sound) decoder I had lying around.

Re-assembled and ran up and down on the test trac ...

Hi All

Got my H220 on Friday - All appears well. Waiting to install a DCC chip before running later this week. Will update this post with the running qualities then.  Does anyone know if the tender o ...

Hi All, received both my 2 "F's" today in the post - F201 in Red, and F207 in Blue - well packed, securely taped up for posting - signed delivery (I like this). As cfclael57 says, nicely presented in  ...

Posted 18 Feb 2005 22:33 in Victoria by steambuff

Hi All, well I guess I was born with a Train Gene (and that other variation, the 'Steam gene', 'cause I have always been interested in railways from as early a days as I can remember - being born in 1 ...

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