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new guy

Active Member
I'm sure it was on this very forum that pictures were posted of similar "animal" to the one in the photo. A man scratch built one on a scratch built dock in his (you guessed it!) scratch built water scene, it was a marvel of scratch building! Hand carts, I do believe, are what that is for.


BN Modeller
Hey there's one similar to that a few miles from me.
It's for a tramway for the St Andrews Lock and Dam on the red river.
I had pictures at one time, I'll do some digging.

Rocket Jones

New Member
I saw something similar in a historical piece on a brewery that had it's own railway. Mostly almost-square flatcars and some passenger cars for 4 people.


Well-Known Member
Staff member
That's actually quite a fancy one, most are just a piece of disconnected track at 90deg, with if lucky a small shed to store the handcart in. Gets manhandled on and off the track.


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How about "Jigger" then, the common name in NZ (not sure 'bout Aus, have to check), otherwise, motorised ones are referred to as "Speeders"

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