Farm's MTC S-24 Iron
The Grand Scale Division
of the Joshua
Tree & Southern
(15, 7.5, Joshua Tree, CA) recently dedicated Jacks
Gap Bridge, named after the late Jack Sessums. The bridge
now allows trains to cross the wash and allow for the mainline
to be laid into the hills opposite the yard and roundhouse. John
Sessums was the first to cross the bridge, driving his fathers
Shay, No.7. [Photo: Ken
John Ray brought his
15" speeder to our last Grand Scales Convention.
Mountaineer, the 0-4-0
formerly from the defunct Bush Mills Railway (15, Tasmania)
has moved 10,800 miles to the Cleethorpes
Coast Light Railway
(15, Cleethorpes, Lincoln, UK).
The late George Barlow
is a man known to countless Grand Scale enthusiasts on at least
four continents. He worked on the Romney Hythe &
New Romney, Kent, UK) from 1947 to 1980 and was Operating Manager
for the last twelve of those years.