Other Articles

(c) Vin Callcut 2002-2017. Small extracts can be used with acknowledgements to 'Oldcopper.org' website.

Helpful comments are very welcome.

 

Vin’s Articles, non-technical  

  1. "Three Men in a B", V. A. Callcut, Bentley Drivers Club Review, 1967, April, No. 84, pp123-128.
  2. ‘Callence Preservation’ Model Railway Constructor, 1970, 37, 433, May pp132-137 and cover.
  3. ‘Englische Spotters in Deutschland’, Railway World, 1972, 33, 387 August, pp 360-363
  4. ‘How to Make More Brass’, NMRA Roundhouse, 1987, Nov, pp13-14.
  5. ‘The Bowser Turntable’, NMRA Roundhouse 1988, May, pp17-19.
  6. ‘Slim Rails through the San Juans’, review, NMRA Roundhouse, 1988, Sept, p14.
  7. ‘Colorful Colorado’, NMRA Roundhouse, 1990, March, pp4-7 and cover.
  8. ‘Region Wayfreight - Scratchbuilders Brass’  NMRA Bulletin, 1991, 57, 12 August, p40.
  9. ‘American and British Wire Sizes’, NMRA Roundhouse, 1991, November, pp15 & 17.
  10. ‘Anser Albifrons Ruftrax, (A Galloping Goose Survey)’,  Roundhouse, National Model Railroaders Association, 1992, May, pp9.
  11. ‘Anser Albifrons Ruftrax, (A Galloping Goose Survey)’,  Continental Modeller, 1993, April.)
  12. ‘The Best Time to Go (to the USA)’, NMRA Roundhouse, 1993, Nov, pp14-15.
  13. Clinics (2) - 'British Steam - Real and Replica', 16th National Narrow Gauge Convention, Durango, September 1996, 2 x 1hr.
  14. ‘Modelling the Sacramento Railfair’, NMRA Roundhouse, Part 1, 1999, December, pp17-18 and Part 2 2000, April, p5. 
  15. Editorial, illustrations, editing, production and circulation for the - ‘Slim Gauge Circular’, Issues No 7 (Jan1988) to No 31 (Oct 1995).
  16. Cover - Shay at Roaring Camp and Big Trees, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 7, March.
  17. Video Reviews - ‘Slim rails through the San Juans’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 7, March, p4.
  18. ‘A Modular Layout HOn3?’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 7, March, p9.
  19. ‘Dealer Survey’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 8, April, pp2-4.
  20. Video Review - ‘Rio Grande of the Rockies’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 8, April, p5.
  21. ‘Reliability of Switch Machines’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 8, April, p6.
  22. ‘Modular Layouts in HOn3’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 8, April, p15.
  23. Cover - Tony Nixon’s Building painted at Brian’s Clinic, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 9, July.
  24. ‘HOn3 Modular Progress’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 9, July, p11.
  25. Cover - RGS #461, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 10, October.
  26. ‘Narrow Gauge on the WUT’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 10, October, pp2-3.
  27. Videos Reviews: ‘Twilight on the Rio Grande’, ‘Switching on the Rio Grande’, ‘Worktrain to Silverton’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 10, October, pp11-12.
  28. ‘Expo Broadly Narrow Gauge 1988’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1988, 10, October, p14.
  29. Cover - Narrow Gauge Cat, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 11, January.
  30. ‘Sn3 Diesels and Gas Electrics’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 11, January, p12.
  31. Cover - Tony Nixon’s Steam Shed, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 12, April.
  32. ‘Bilton report’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 13, August, p3.
  33. Cover - Drumhead of the CATS Special, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 14, October.
  34. ‘9th Narrow Gauge Convention Report’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 14, October, pp2-6.
  35. Cover - CATS #487, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 15, November,
  36. ‘Colorful Colorado’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1989, 15, November, pp19-22.
  37. Cover - D & 5 #473 at Rockwood, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 16, January.
  38. ‘Anser Albifrons Ruftrax, (A Galloping Goose Survey)’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 16, January, pp5-7, (also published in NMRA Roundhouse (date?) and Continental Modeller, 1993, April.)
  39. ‘Dual Gauge on the Royal Arsenal Railways’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 16, January, p17.
  40. Cover - DL & G #191 at Colorado Railroad Museum, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 17, April.
  41. ‘Destroying your own Work’ (Planning to Rebuild), Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 17, April,  p21.
  42. Video Review - ‘Railfanning the Silverton’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 18, August.
  43. Cover - Tony Nixon’s Westside Heisler #3, finished by Brian, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 19, December.
  44. ‘Painting and Weathering Locomotives - Brian’s Techniques’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1990, 19, December, pp3-7.
  45. ‘British & American Wire Sizes’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1991, 20, April, pp22-23.
  46. Snake River Layout photos, Slim Gauge Circular, 1991, 20, January.
  47. Cover - D & RGW #346 in steam at Golden, Slim Gauge Circular, 1991, 21, September.
  48. ‘Colorado Convention 1991’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1991, 21, September, pp3-10.
  49. John Hughes’ Dioramas at Bilton, Slim Gauge Circular, 1991, 21, September, p24.
  50. Cover - HOn3 model of K-28 #473, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 22, March.
  51. ‘La Porte County Historical Society Inc.’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 22, March,  pp6-7.
  52. ‘In and Out of the Attic’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 22, March, pp12-15.
  53. Cover - HOn3 model of D & RGW #482, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 23, July.
  54. ‘Portable dual gauge Layout for Bilton’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 23, July, p1.
  55. ‘In and Out of Vin’s Attic Pt 2’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 23, July, p20.
  56. ‘Taking Stock’ by Vic Stone - book review, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 24, October, pp11-12.
  57. ‘Modifying the K-27 Compound’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 24, October, pp29-30.
  58. ‘Phot the Lot!’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1992, 24, October, p31.
  59. Cover - #4 on Graham Ray’s Forks Creek Bridge, Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 25, April.
  60. ‘The Mikados’ - video review Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 25, April, p16.
  61. ‘Short Line News’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 25, April, p22.
  62. ‘Logging, Narrow Gauge & Short Lines 1993’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 26, August, pp15-21.
  63. ‘EHB Steam Donkey illustrations’ Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 27, October.
  64. Leigh Clark’s & John Craigies’ Exhibition illustrations Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 27, October.
  65. ‘The Railway Dictionary’ by Alan Jackson -book review Slim Gauge Circular, 1993, 27, October.
  66. ‘Sparshot Exhibition’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 28, April, p1.
  67. ‘NMRA National Convention - Portland, 1994’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 29, October, pp4-5.
  68. ‘Three Feet Wide - Three Times’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 29, October, pp6-7.
  69. ‘14th Narrow Gauge Convention, Denver’, 1994 Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 29, October, pp8-9.
  70. ‘Alphanumeric Acronyms - American Telephone Keypad’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 29, October, p22.
  71. Photos - ‘Lidgerwood Yarder and Backwoods Railroad’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1994, 29, October, pp29-30.
  72. ‘Building an Eleven-stall Roundhouse’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1995, 30, April, pp13-14.
  73. ‘Bilton Photos’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1996, 32, October.
  74. ‘Durango 16th Narrow Gauge Convention’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1996, 33, October, pp4-8.
  75. ‘Rocky Mountain High - Ghost Towns or Historic Districts?, Pt 1’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1997, 34, April, pp8-11.
  76. ‘Rocky Mountain High Pt 2- Ghost Towns or Historic Districts?, Pt 1’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1997, 35, October, pp4-6.
  77. ‘Colorado and Utah Convention, 1997’, Slim Gauge Circular, 1997, 36, October, pp8-10.
  78. ‘The Stonehenge Light Railway’, 009 Society News, 2000, 28, 1, September, pp6-8.
  79. 'Modelling the Sacramento Railfair', Transatlantic Rails, National Railway Historical Society,  9, 2, March/April 2001, pp7-12.
  80. ‘Lead-Free Solders’, 009 Society News,, 2001, 28, 6, February, p11.
  81. ‘Mixed Gauge Marmalade’, 009 Society News, 2001, 28, 7, March, p13.
  82. 'John Wilkinson - Copper King?'  J. Broseley Local History Society, No27, 2005, pp2-28 and in full at John Wilkinson - Copper King?