Posts By: Rod Murgatroyd

Desk Calendar

Railway Calendar for 2017 The 2017 desk calendar is ready for sale. This view of the cover photo shows our locomotive Ab 608 double heading an excursion and leaving the station in a cloud of steam and smoke. As usual the 2017 calendar will be 13 railway pictures with a 21cm x 12cm image on each… Read more »

How to Post

When you log on you will see additional icons near the top of the page. … Mouse over ‘New’ and a menu appears Click on ‘New Post’ and an editable page will appear Put in your title and Enter – wait for the text box In the text box, enter your text, copy&paste or type… Read more »

The Kohukohu Wagon

On the roadside in Northland Robin Hoare saw this intriguing relic of the past. Placed there by the Far North District Council and the notice says “Kohukohu Timber Mill: Old Rail Wagon: Early 1800s.” But he observed that the wheels have cranks, which no wagon possesses. “Whatever the very rusty item may be, it propelled… Read more »