Pete’s Hobby Railway at Junee received a surprise visitor last Friday afternoon in the guise of former Deputy Prime Minister, and avowed railway enthusiast, The Hon. Tim Fischer AC. As the Junee Rhythm n Rail Festival’s long term patron, Mr. Fischer was in town to officially launch the Festival’s 10th anniversary at a special event …Continue reading "Former Deputy PM visits Pete’s Hobby Railway"
Three Days — Eleven Locations, culminating with the Grand Opening of Pete’s Hobby Railway! This is the story about how one little idea and a comment from Nicholas grew in to a massive Three Day Extravaganza! Visit to Wagga Rail Heritage Museum, including BBQ Lunch Visit to RAAF Base Wagga Heritage Centre Visit to Ladysmith …Continue reading "Peter’s 75th Birthday – A Three Day Extravaganza!"
During the first week of November, we had an intensive four days carrying out track extensions and other works on Pete’s Hobby Railway. With a large number of volunteers on site (well, large for PHR!), Nick offered to provide lunches all round – financed by PHR, of course. The menu for each day was slightly …Continue reading "Feeding the Volunteers"
With the warmer finally arriving in Junee, we have seen a couple of visitors to Pete’s Hobby Railway. Our first visitor was discovered late in the afternoon of 25th October. I had been trimming low level branches along the western boundary of “The Roses” (the name of my property in Junee) when I came across …Continue reading "Some Visitors to Pete’s Hobby Railway"