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Coals to Greymouth

Here on the blog, I’ve pontificated on all manner of matters relating to Rewanui (real and model), but it has been a while since the line’s raison d’être has featured.  The extraction, movement to the bins and loading of the coal is outside the scope of the model (taking place ‘off scene’ as it were),…

Watering the layout

Rewanui, and the mines that shipped coal from the various bins there, was situated in the narrow valley of the Seven Mile Creek.  The creek, it’s tributaries, and the bridges that span them are significant features of the prototype and my representation of it.  The creeks are not especially large, but they are quite steep…