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 Posted: Mon Apr 14th, 2014 02:22 pm
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Now I will bore you to death with railtrucks. Like:








Here you see why most railcars and trucks keep the steering wheel:




Chugs!. Jose.



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 Posted: Mon Apr 14th, 2014 02:25 pm
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Lovely scratchbuilding ideas.

Bernd

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 Posted: Tue Apr 15th, 2014 12:59 am
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I like the truck with the ore tipper on it a lot...



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 Posted: Tue Apr 15th, 2014 02:57 am
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Hi all,
As far as rail-tractors are concerned, this Fordson-based unit is still around on 2' gauge locally
http://www.ilrms.com.au/fordson_petrol_kero_loco.htm

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Ray Dunakin
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Great stuff! I like that bare-bones, homebuilt model with the load of ties.



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 Posted: Tue Apr 15th, 2014 12:17 pm
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Here are some more. This one has flanged wheels behind the road ones:


1924 Ford tractor:


1925 Dixon & Co:


1925 rail tractor:


New Plymouth Sash & Door, Kirihau:


Collier Bros, Mangahepi:


Jose.



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 Posted: Tue Apr 15th, 2014 12:38 pm
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Hi Jose,
I wondered how long it would take you to find some of the Kiwi stuff. It is truly inspirational and "bush engineering" at its finest



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Probably I have more "kiwis", but as I don't sort the pics by country they will show up at unspecified intervals... Jose.



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Really cool old vechicles. Keep em' coming!

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