The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Andrew » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:37 pm

LNR wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:03 am
That cutting is going to be a great photo point.
I agree! I really like the shot of Sammy with the timber wagons...

Glad you liked the article Mitch - it seems like a long time ago now! Which it was, I suppose...

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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:20 am

Indeed it is grant! Took about 6 months to level it enough that manual locos can go through it ok, been a pain to get it working but that’s the fun of Garden railways !, working in real conditions.
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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:25 am

Hi folks, a few bits and bobs have happened since i last posted!,
#1 ive brought another Tipper , Found a bachmann tipper on ebay and i brought it and have converted it to centre buffer couplings, due to debut on Melbourne sparks eltham south electric tramway this coming weekend.
#2 The baldwin has been ordered , the Baldwin has been printed and assembled for shipping from PDF models and will be built with manual control via a DPDT switch and a speed controller .

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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:53 am

hey folks, been a while since i have last updated and a few things has happened so i thought i might update!,
The cutting has had a bit of leveling work done to it which included digging the cutting back so it can be relatively level throughout the cutting.
The log bogies have had some weight added so they run much nicer.
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Robin Runs by with a log train.

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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Andrew » Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:00 am

Glad to hear you'remaking progress Mitch - and that's a great photo!

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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by LNR » Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:12 pm

Good to see a log train Mitch, so when you going to build a Saw Mill. I could advise against it, as a project they don't seem to end!!!!!
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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Tue Jun 02, 2020 1:10 am

Hi folks, thanks for the lovely responses!, and for your question grant i am planning on buiding a sawmill and siding for it in the future but i dont know where im going to put it yet!.
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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by FWLR » Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:33 am

Go for it Mitch. The more the merrier on lines is my philosophy.... :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Post by Mitch stack » Mon Jun 22, 2020 11:57 am

Hey folks, been a bit happening lately so i thought i might share!.
I have got another Coach for the line which one of my friends has done a excellent job of bashing it for me
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Mt Lyell Coach no 2 for the CCT sits in my friends workshop.

Me and Cooltrain caught up for a steam a couple of weeks back and we had a nice time running trains together.
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Cool Trains Billy "george" with "robin' outside the sheds,
will post more soon including some exciting plans... ;)

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