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SPECIAL PROJECTS

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Here we feature the research, design  and on-going construction of a new build replica  of this classic French built 2 foot gauge (600 mm)  locomotive  by Decauvilles . 

A detailed look at the design and building of my own 16 mm scale live steam narrow gauge railway. Based on North Wales slate lines and hand built structures.

A detailed look at the restoration of  this iconic British Army 1940 vintage WWII AEC Matador gun tractor. A true 4 X 4 wheel drive vehicle built for hauling the 5.5 ton anti-aircraft gun and full crew.

One of our most unusual projects is the conversion of a classic British Land Rover into a 2 foot gauge "Rail Rover" Designed by Dan Nemeth. See the full conversion project in detail.

Here we feature the building of a new full size lever frame using original and new bespoke made parts. The  frame was also fitted with GWR 5 bar direct tappet interlocking.

Here we describe the full process of restoration of a steam winch from dismantling, restoring damaged castings , new parts, reassembly, testing & painting.

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