Since 1985, I have modelled the railways of New South Wales, with a particular interest in the steam era. I am currently focusing on  the early period of NSW rail operations between 1855 and 1930 although I continue to model later era steam locomotives and rolling stock. 

Most of my models produced are from kits, which are often modified to represent a particular prototype. I have also experimented with the use of pastel chalks as a medium for realistic weathering of my models.

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 1210 is a DJH kit from Lloyd's Model railways and erpresents the locomotive when it worked inthe southern region of New South Wales
 No. 113 is a Colonial Models kit of an A93 class. This loco has been modified to represent the A5 version of which there were only thirteen. This conversion occurred sometime in the 1890's and the loco later became a 19 class in the 1924 renumbering.
 Railmotor No.9 is a Casula Hobbies kit, powered by a spud motor and represents a unit which was photographed around Lismore in the 1960's.
1805 is a Lloyd's Models kit of a small class of suburban tank locomotive. These locos were originally introduced as the R285 class in the latter part of the 19th century.
3374 is a DJH kit of a member of the numerous 32 class. This model is depicted in the livery used for hauling the "South Coast Daylight" and has been named "Cambewarra".
3657 is an Austrains Roundtop 36 class. This model represents 3657 just prior to it's overhaul in 1956.It has been weathered to reflect it's condition when photographed at Rozelle in 1956 when it was allocated to Eveleigh for passenger train workings.

AB91 is a kitbashed  Lima 12 wheeler using carriage sides from Sydney hobbies to produce a dinnind car in later life J134 is a kitbashed Japanese brass model of an American Mogul type locomotive. The model represents a member of the class common around the 1900's. No. 362 is a Bergs kit of a member of the F351 class of suburban tank locomotives. These locos were introduced around the end of the 19th century and were still in service at the end of steam.
This is an "Old Biggers" kit repesenting a KD prision van built between 1879 and 1884. This is an "Old Biggers" kit repesenting an 1867 Vale & Lacy six wheeled brake van used in passenger service on the NSWGR.
L011 is a Bergs model of a 7-ton Hawthorn Leslie crane tank. L011 was put into service in 1914 and was renumbered 1052 in 1924. It is shown in a highly decrepit state in it's pre 1924 numbering. 1052 has been set aside at Dorrigo.
Toffany's Summer & Winter car is an "Old Biggers" kit of a refrigerated van imported from the USA in 1881.  This model is a modified Lima 38 class which has a scratch built brass chassis with Lloyds boxpok wheels, L&C and Mansfied detail parts and a white metal tender from Casula hobbies. The completed, painted and weathered version of this model was awarded first place in the modelling competition at the Sydney Model Railway Exhibtion in October 2005 2510 is an EZY KITS model of a shunting and branchline locomotive. The original is preserved at Thirlmere. 2510 is represented in later life.

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