The True Line

Issue 136

Jim Macintosh - retiring from Chairmanship 18.03.17 A transcription of the appreciation delivered by Jim Summers at the AGM
Ibrox:Closed Fifty Years Ago Alistair Maclean and John Paton provide a brief history and captions for some informative photos
The Callander & Oban Route - Final Caledonian Co. Ownership and Early LMS Days Before continuing his review of locomotive operations on the C&O route, Donald Peddie looks at the building and operation of the Ballachulish branch
Auchinraith and Canderside George Russell describes his 4mm scale layout based on the Caledonian Railway, from Railway Modeller 1967 (repeated from Issue 135 due to production errors)
Two Boxes and Beattock Ken McKee reflects on some tried and tested modelling methods
The Disused Friockheim Viaduct From the Railway & Travel Monthly, October 1919, supplied by Richard Maund
Paisley & Barrhead District Railway From the Railway & Travel Monthly, August 1914, submitted by Bill Brown
Cameras on the Lanark - Muirkirk Line Operational scenes on this line in the 1950s and 60s by various photographers
A roof for a True Line Models Drummond Van Tony Brenchley describes an issue with van roofs
Incidents at Tay Bridge From The Dundee Advertiser and The Dundee Courier & Argus of 27th September 1895; submitted by Alistair Nisbet

In addition each issue contains Association and Membership news, an update on activity at our on-line Forum, news of developments on the remaining Caledonian network, letters and details of forthcoming meetings.