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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:26 pm
by Mitch stack
Hey Folks., i have some Very exciting news to share!, anyways my Sammie has finally shown up, its first run is at the GSSU on sunday for those who are there,
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Robin By the water tank
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the Passenger set
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Robin meets a bertie

Mitch

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:58 am
by FWLR
Two very nice looking Locos, Mitch. You should be well proud of them...

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:30 pm
by Dwayne
Very nice. :thumbright:

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:40 pm
by Andrew
FWLR wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:58 am
Two very nice looking Locos, Mitch. You should be well proud of them...
Absolutely! That Sammie's stunning in red, good choice! I look forward to seeing pictures of it in action...

All the best,

Andrew.

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:01 pm
by Mitch stack
FWLR wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:58 am
Two very nice looking Locos, Mitch. You should be well proud of them...

Rod the Bertie isn’t mime, that belongs to the owner of Argyle Loco works and we got it out for a Comparison photo .
Andrew wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 1:40 pm
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Two very nice looking Locos, Mitch. You should be well proud of them...
Absolutely! That Sammie's stunning in red, good choice! I look forward to seeing pictures of it in action...

All the best,

Andrew.
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Thanks Andrew for your kind words! Graham Fordham Got a Video of Robin in action on Sunday and here is the link.

https://youtu.be/V3vE5pfP9tE

Mitch

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:05 am
by FWLR
Oops, sorry Mitch, I thought they were both yours. :roll: Never mind your "Robin" does look good.

The video showed her doing well pulling that coach and the wagons. Little hesitate at first wasn't she. Still she did get a good head of steam up later and ran well I thought. Hope we can see more videos of her, perhaps on your line hey... :thumbright: :thumbright:

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:38 am
by Andrew
Mitch stack wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 9:01 pm
Graham Fordham Got a Video of Robin in action on Sunday and here is the link.

https://youtu.be/V3vE5pfP9tE
Thanks Mitch,

I really enjoyed that - your loco looks great, and I loved the variety of trains on show too, literally all shapes and sizes!

All the best,

Andrew.

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:06 am
by Mitch stack
Thanks Andrew, it’s in the workshops for Regulator adjustment but it’s all good though.

Mitch

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:21 am
by Mitch stack
hey folks, been a while since i last updated on here but there is till things going on!
#1 the extension has been opened since i last spoke and all went well we had about 9 locos attending!
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the yard at cockatoo.
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Robin and a Sorrento loco sit outside the loco sheds

#2 i have a new loco!, not many of you know but i recently helped out get some photos for the upcoming accucraft cavan and letrim 4-4-0 tank loco whilst i was on holiday and David Fltecher gave me a Bachmann climax with DCC sound for doing the work for him!.
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#3 the CCT is Ordering a PDF models baldwin within the next few Weeks for use on the line . here is a photo of what im trying to achieve with it.
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Mitch

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:55 am
by LNR
Those top two Loco Shed pics. look good Mitch, good to see some stationary steam engines and a roller too. The loco Shed, coal stage and the platform all have a VR look to them.The Climax earning its keep too, well done.
Grant.

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:00 pm
by Mitch stack
Thanks Grant, the climax is getting a new Cylinder wheel at the moment but all is going well, hopefully will order the Baldwin by the end of the week too.

Mitch

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:35 am
by FWLR
You are having a ball Mitch with those locos. :thumbright:
I bet you can't wait to get the Baldwin :happy3:

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Wed Jan 15, 2020 3:56 pm
by Andrew
FWLR wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:35 am
You are having a ball Mitch with those locos.
Absolutely! I love a nice crowded shed scene. Did you get any more photos?

Andrew.

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:47 am
by Mitch stack
Hi Andrew yes I did , here are a few photos for you. Also was looking through old editions of SMT last night and saw your previous West Kent line in there! Lovely photos in said article too.
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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:03 am
by LNR
That cutting is going to be a great photo point.
Grant.