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Model of a NHFF bogie coal hopper

The Neil R Cram collection of model trains is a unique and extraordinary assemblage in HO scale representing all the locomotives and rolling stock of the New South Wales Government Railways in miniature. Commencing in 1963, the collection was devised and meticulously put together by its former owner as a source of enjoyment and reference to be shared and made accessible to the general public. It was with this in mind that Mr Cram, a former solicitor and keen railway historian, generously donated...


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Object Statement

Model NHFF bogie coal hopper with packaging, HO scale, plastic / metal, made by Auscision Models, used by Neil R Cram, Australia, c.1990

Physical Description

A detailed model of a NHFF bogie coal hopper in silver (aluminium) with State Rail logo.



Access ladder at end of model may not have been fitted to full size working hoppers (recollection of Museum volunteer and retired railwayman Denny Ellis)


Credit Line

Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Neil R Cram, 2010

Acquisition Date

27 June 2013

Cite this Object


Model of a NHFF bogie coal hopper 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 8 December 2019, <>


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