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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 drive

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 »

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.

Below are photos of the construction…. 5th December 2003 and the side posts are being erected 16th December and it’s nearly ready 23rd of January – it’s all go             6th of March The shed is opened and our carriage is rolled into its new home. The final product will… Read more »