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Springbok

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Country: United Kingdom

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Brought up in Africa Dad worked on Rhodesian Railways so I have always had a  infinity with steam trains.  He started teaching me how to use a lathe at aged 6.
Moved to UK  aged 12

 In the 60s was one of the founder members of the Glasgow Aeronautical Society  and was also involved with the boating club in Springburn near where dad worked in the St Rollox train workshops.

These days;have built a 3.5 gauge Hunslet

3.5 gauge Spencer

3.5 gauge Rob Roy

7.25 gauge “Anna” as serialized in ME

Currently building a 5” gauge Thompson Class  B1 “Springbok”  You will note my pictures it is the Wildebeeste and that is what I am basing it on

This is a beautiful big animal which I had a few encounters with as a boy.

Now also restoring a 3" to the foot traction  engine A Fowler "Wanderer"

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Last online: 13/01/2014 10:50:26

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