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Phillip Overton
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Author and Aussie railway adventurer.
Author and Aussie railway adventurer.

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2017 year in review... 3 Model Train Shows and 6 new railway books. That was one big year for Philden. Just what do I have in store for 2018?

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Here's a short behind-the-scenes recap of how my latest book came about. Last Train to Grafton is a poetic romp through the Brisbane Border Ranges, the abandoned Murwillumbah Line and onto the mountain town of Dorrigo and is out now in time for Christmas!

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Hey there it's Humphrey Bear. I caught up with a favourite childhood hero at the Gold Coast model Train Show.

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XGAY's and L's..... What on earth am I talking about? Trains of course. Here's a quick look at Southern Rail Models L Class before the arrival of their XGAY grain hoppers later this month.

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I can still feel the rush of cold air from this photo that I took on a chilly winter's morning at Muswellbrook Station. Makes me glad that we're about to get some summer sunshine.

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N scale model train clearance! Get in quick before they're all gone.

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Philden Signal Box has been finished in time for the Gold Coast Model Train Show in October 2017. Just how close did I get to making this look like the original? I'll let you be the judge.

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Number #9 in my new Lineside Liaisons series features the Imbil Railway Bridge over Yabba Creek on the old Mary Valley Line in Queensland. This shot is from my book Last Train to Brisbane

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Here's a look at my latest finished model. You'll see how well it compares to the actual photo of the building that I took on a visit to the Hunter Valley last year.

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The first postcard from my new Lineside Liaisons series is now posted. #1 is from Warwick in south west Queensland, Australia.
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