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I just would like to say what a great looking layout featured in AMRM Issue 334 (February 2019)! Chris Fehlberg should be congratulated for presenting an extremely realistic representation of the Goulburn and Crookwell stations areas and John Dennis’s photographs really allow us readers to appreciate Chris’s work!

I really liked the view over the yard with Garratt 6035 and the guard’s van/goods wagons on p.26 and the low level shot of 3229 at Platform 3 on p.25 is very life-like! But, as with many other very fine layouts, there is a distinct lack of people. I know from experience that Goulburn station was very busy, especially when the Riverina Express was in!

I’m aware that painting people can be difficult in the smaller scales, but people are just as important when detailing a layout as anything else. Perhaps we should think of adding people to scenes as being just as important as any other detail. It would certainly

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