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Dear All,

 

Just a quick introduction.

 

My main interest is in WW1 vehicles - primarily the tactical narrow gauge (60cm) temporary railways used by all sides (www.wdlr.org.uk). I have a personal collection of several of the British & american freight cars/wagons. I am also a significant shareholder in a French WW1 steam loco (due to steam next year).

I was heavily involved with the Salvage Squad episode covering the WW1 armoured narrow gauge petrol loco several years ago.

 

I have been reading the forum posts on the WW1 lorry recreations/restorations - these are very intreiguing & have many similiarities to the Ng wagon project I have been working on.

 

I am starting to research a new project at the moment - a convertable road/rail tractor based on a Ford model T. There were about 120 of these "created" by the London North Western Railway at their Crewe works in c1917. They were know as "Crewe Tractors" - I have some photos on my webserver - http://www.wdlr.org.uk/wdlr/images/crewe_tractor/

 

I hope to get some useful advice from this forum!

 

Best regards,

 

Gareth

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Welcome Gareth,

 

you a member of Moseley Trust at all?

 

Lots of info on here

 

Mark

 

oops, just noticed your link :blush:

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Welcome Gareth, a strange intrest. So said I'll be picking your brains for certain. A mock up narrow gauge would go well with the Ternch Experience the 10th Essex have ben puttig on.

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Hi All,

 

Thanks for the welcome.

 

Welcome Gareth,

I'm re-creating the WW2 equivalent, or I would be if I could get some time in the garage;

Gordon

 

Sounds like in interesting project - not seen one of those before. I have seen WW2 jeeps converted to rail use.

 

Welcome Gareth, a strange intrest. So said I'll be picking your brains for certain. A mock up narrow gauge would go well with the Ternch Experience the 10th Essex have ben puttig on.

 

Hi Tony - there was talk a few years ago of us providing some equipment fir a WW1 display at War & Peace. Can't remember why we didn't make it happen at the time - possibly due to a conflict in dates.

 

Welcome Gareth,

you a member of Moseley Trust at all?

oops, just noticed your link :blush:

 

Thanks Mark - guilty as charged! the trust is www.mrt.org.uk

 

Cheers,

 

Gareth

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