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 Posted: Sun Mar 5th, 2017 06:33 am
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Hi Steve :wave:

I'm not sure if I mentioned this before or not ?

You may already have seen this stuff, way back when, in the N.G.& S.L.G.

The first person I ever saw doing 9.525n3 1/3 ;) was a dude called Robert A. M. Stephens I believe.

He did 1/2" scale turn of the century logging previously, but found 1:24 was a bit big for an indoor layout... he adopted 1:32 & O-gauge track.

I seem to recall he may well have been a professional model-builder also, as he did speak of 'jobs for customers'.

Seems he did create some interest in 3/8n40...

...although his customers in the ended demanded 1 1/8" gauge !

( wealthy rivet-counters by the sounds of it ! ;) )

I did in fact look this guy up on the net a few years ago, when I got back into building stuff.

I managed to turn up absolutely NOTHING though ! ( kinda pre net era I guess ).

But in doing so 'discovered' 1:35n2

His project name was always 'Stillwater Mills' I seem to remember.

This is Gazette kinda late '80s era by the way.




' Mysterious Moose Mountain ' - 1:35n2 - pt.II

' M:R:W Motor Speedway !!! ' - 1:32 Slotcar Racing Layout
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