Credo quia absurdum – iterum

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There are some weird things on narrow gauge railways.

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None more so than the home made locomotives often found on small industrial lines. This one appears to be a conglomeration of American army Jeep, scrap wood, corrugated iron sheets and a railway wagon chassis.

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It’s no less ugly from the rear!

Slightly more conventional, but equally weird looking, is another new diesel under construction for my On18 layouts.

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I haven’t decided how to model the rear of the cab yet, and the loco may be too big for the tunnel on Allt-Na-Ballt, but it will be used for pulling passenger trains on Muston Sands and the combination of a Kato mechanism with plenty of added weight makes it an excellent slow runner for shunting on Farrall Sidings.

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About Bob Hughes

Ex railwayman, life long railway modeller, lover of real ale and spicy food.
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