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A&G Price Drawings

In mid-2018 the New Zealand Railway & Locomotive Society Inc took on custodianship of the majority of the surviving engineering drawings from A&G Price and William Cable. The Price drawings date back to the mid-1890s while the Cable drawings date from after WWII. A small team has started listing and scanning those drawings that are… Read more »

New Book Release

Riding With Ces Gledhill Starting as a cleaner at Auckland in 1925, Ces worked his way around New Zealand seeking better wages and promotion, working his way up through the ranks from cleaner, to fireman and eventually first-class engine driver. He recounts with interest his time living at the various towns and cities, working on… Read more »

Popular Book Release

Railway Houses of New Zealand Bruce Shalders The previously untold story of New Zealand’s iconic railway houses, of which more than 3,700 are dotted around the New Zealand Landscape. As New Zealand Railways pushed the rail network about New Zealand, opening up new country for development. a challenge presented itself to house railwaymen in country… Read more »

The Silverstream Site Photos.

The building is expected to be finished on 15th December 2003. That is, the shell will be finished. The rail tracks are sitting in front of it and the Ransomes and Rapier crane will, we hope, lift them into position so that our W&M carriage can be housed when it arrives. 5th December 2003 and… Read more »