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John Hunter, whose models you can see in this site under  'MY FRIENDS', and myself have joined forces to open an online business producing and marketing fine scale model kits in both 'O' and 'HO' scales and building accessories, such as sheets of shingles, horse drawn wagons, doors, windows and building trim. Click here on OUTBACK MODEL COMPANY to transfer to it's website.


Hi, my name is Laurie Green, and I live in the small town of Sunbury, just out of Melbourne, in the state of Victoria, in south eastern Australia. My passions in the hobby of model railroading are the ‘Rio Grande Southern’ narrow gauge railroad that once existed in south western Colorado, which I model in 'On3'. As well,  model logging' which I model in On30, with it's Shays and Climax's struggling on steep grades with their loads of logs destined for the saw mill, and especially building model structure dioramas. 

This passion has enabled me to meet many people who are now life long friends and to travel to the United States, anId especially to Colorado to see, ride and touch the remains of the narrow gauge railroads there. My greatest thrill was to ride in an original D.& R.G.W. caboose over Cumbres Pass on a freight special, and to ride in an original business car over the Durango & Silverton Railroad.

Over the 45 years that I have been involved in this hobby I have learnt so much from so many people and I hope, through this web site, to pass on some of this knowledge that I have acquired to you. 

I have also been fortunate to be awarded a National Model Railroad Association Model Model Railroader Master Award, for which I am very proud of. 

Don't forget to visit MY FRIENDS where you will find 100's of photos of great models by excellent modellers like John Hunter, Dan Pickard, Grant McAdam, Gavin Hince, Richard Grinyer, Peter MacDonald & Steve Cullen.

I hope you find this site full of interest, and if you have any comments, suggestions or queries, or what to let me know about errors in this site, I can be contacted through my email address below. I welcome your input.


All the articles and photographs on this Web Site were written and photographed by Laurie Green

unless noted and can be downloaded for personal use only. 

They have full copyright and can only be reproduced commercially with written or email authority.

Permission can be sort through my email address,

  This site was launched on April 9, 2004         Reformat completed July 2009 and loaded August 2009

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Australia's leading Narrow Gauge Magazine  & the Outback Model Company



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