dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Lets start a quiz on this forum. Very Happy

Guidelines:

* Must be Aussie or NZ based

*Please if you answer a question, do not leave it too long before putting
up your question, a day or so is ok by me as we all aren't here every
day & every hour. AWeek or more may allow a new question being
asked.

* Also if you have asked a question, don't leave the quiz too long to
  reply if they get it right or not.

* I'll split the topic if it get popular for archive purposes....

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To get the ball rolling here's the first quiz:

There is a spiral being built at a existing miniature Railway, where is it ? Wink

Regards,
David Head

ps while I'll try to answer every question, I may not as I do not want to be too active here !!

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  Hairyman Chief Train Controller

Location: Corowa, NSW, Australia
too easy hopefully.

Wagga Wagga -> only because i visited there !!
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
too easy hopefully.

Wagga Wagga -> only because i visited there !!
"Hairyman"


Correct !!!

Your turn.

Regards,
David Head
  Hairyman Chief Train Controller

Location: Corowa, NSW, Australia
Question:

the exact location of the corowa miniature railway

OR

the gauge that it runs on.
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
10 1/4 inch
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
[quote="Sammy D"]10 1/4 inch[/quote]

I know there's clues here in this forum....... Wink

Regards,
David Head
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Question:

the exact location of the corowa miniature railway

OR

the gauge that it runs on.
"Hairyman"


12 inch gauge ?

Regards,
David Head
  Hairyman Chief Train Controller

Location: Corowa, NSW, Australia
Question:

the exact location of the corowa miniature railway

OR

the gauge that it runs on.
"Hairyman"


12 inch gauge ?

Regards,
David Head
"dthead"



YES !!

your turn
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Ok,

There is a miniature Railway at Granchester, Qld.  What is the society's name and what gauges do they have ?


Regards,
David Head
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
How about Queensland Society of Model Engineers 5" & 7¼"
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
How about Queensland Society of Model Engineers 5" & 7¼"
"Sammy D"


That's  alot closer to Brisbane.

http://www.ameng.com.au/clubs.htm   (Hint Hint)


Regards,
David Head
  Hairyman Chief Train Controller

Location: Corowa, NSW, Australia
need more participation than the three of us !!
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
need more participation than the three of us !!
"Hairyman"


You are right, that why the hint to get someone else other than us three
( Dthead Hairyman & Sammy D )


*** come on guys give it a go !! ) the hint is all here in this thread.... ***



Regards,
David Head
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Well Ill give every one else 1 day to have a go.
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Answer is: Grandchester MLSA, 5 inch & 7 1/4 inch gauge.

Now someone who hasn't ASKED a question, feel free to ask one !

Regards,
David Head
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
What Gauges does Box Hill in Victoria have?
  K163 Chief Commissioner

Location: Well you see that house over there? Well it's not that one.
7 1/4" and 5"
  350M-1196T-691M Chief Commissioner

Location: Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne
What Gauges does Box Hill in Victoria have?
"Sammy D"


You shoud know that  Razz

7 1/4" and 5"
  350M-1196T-691M Chief Commissioner

Location: Eastern Suburbs, Melbourne
7 1/4" and 5"
"K163"


Ahhhhhh, you beat me to it  Razz
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Thats correct it was an easy one.
  K163 Chief Commissioner

Location: Well you see that house over there? Well it's not that one.
ok, when and where were the two BMR's (Bush Mill Railway) locos built, and what was interesting about the building that the garratt was built in?
  Sammy D Chief Commissioner

Location: Melbourne, Victoria
0-4-0 Mountaineer This small, but powerful locomotive was built in Holland in 1963

0-4-0-0-4-0 Garratt

The Bush Mill Garratt locomotive was built in the bush mills own workshops in 1990.

Was the building part of the original sawmill?
  K163 Chief Commissioner

Location: Well you see that house over there? Well it's not that one.
0-4-0 Mountaineer This small, but powerful locomotive was built in Holland in 1963

0-4-0-0-4-0 Garratt

The Bush Mill Garratt locomotive was built in the bush mills own workshops in 1990.

Was the building part of the original sawmill?
"Sammy D"

All correct, but the bit about the building isn't what i'm looking for. I'll post a not very useful hint tomorrow if no one get it.
  dthead Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
0-4-0 Mountaineer This small, but powerful locomotive was built in Holland in 1963

0-4-0-0-4-0 Garratt

The Bush Mill Garratt locomotive was built in the bush mills own workshops in 1990.

Was the building part of the original sawmill?
"Sammy D"

All correct, but the bit about the building isn't what i'm looking for. I'll post a not very useful hint tomorrow if no one get it.
"K163"


Was it the fact that the builder of the loco had nort formal qualifications, thus the achievment is al lthat more impressive !!!!

Regards,
David Head
  K163 Chief Commissioner

Location: Well you see that house over there? Well it's not that one.
0-4-0 Mountaineer This small, but powerful locomotive was built in Holland in 1963

0-4-0-0-4-0 Garratt

The Bush Mill Garratt locomotive was built in the bush mills own workshops in 1990.

Was the building part of the original sawmill?
"Sammy D"

All correct, but the bit about the building isn't what i'm looking for. I'll post a not very useful hint tomorrow if no one get it.
"K163"


Was it the fact that the builder of the loco had nort formal qualifications, thus the achievment is al lthat more impressive !!!!

Regards,
David Head
"dthead"
That's part of the answer, but there is a specific bit about the building that I'm looking for.
Here's a hint, Look at the tassie episode of Railway Adventures Across Austraila.

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