2016年05月28日

Works by K. Sofue -the H. Uematsu Collection

self-published in 2010, planned by Gallery 4 GATS/Setsuko Uematsu, photos by Tadahisa Sakurai
horizontal A4 size, boxed hardcover, 88 pages, limited 379/500 copies

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This collection consists of only O-scale locomotives. The text written in Japanese here, and this text was translated after summarizing it by the blog owner "Works K." When quoting, please state this site.

contents
6 Acknowledgment
7 Introduction -Setsuko Uematsu(植松節子)
9 Big Boy
23 3460 Hudson
35 O-5a Northern
55 SP-2 Southern Pacific
61 K-4s Pacific
67 H-1 Northern
73 DD-1 Electric Locomotive
82 Railroad logo marks
83 Transcontinental railroad map
84 Sofue Projects -Takeharu Nishimura(西村武治)
85 One of O-5a drawings by K. Sofue
86 What is Custom Building -Norio Ohashi(大橋紀生)
87 Career of Kimpei Sofue(祖父江欣平)
88 Career of Hiroyoshi Uematsu(植松宏嘉)

Mr. Kimpei Sofue was one of top custom builders for O-scale brass models. In 1922, he was born in Tokyo. Got a job in Tokyo Keiki Industry Co., Ltd. in 1937, learned four years in the company's technical training school while working. Participation in the production of O scale model of Katsumi model shop (KTM) in 1945. Poised a workshop at Gyoda, Saitama independent in 1962, accepted orders from Katsumi. Opened the Sofue Works at Kumagaya, Saitama in 1964, began to custom-build including the Sofue-Projects. In 2009, died at the age of 86.

Mr. Hiroyoshi Uematsu was a railway hobbyists, and a model railroad collector, famous in Japan. There ware several books written and edited by the document, and numerous contributions to magazines. Born in Tokyo in 1936, and graduated from the University of Tokyo, opened a lawyer in 1964. Worked on a number of cases for the copyright of semiconductor integrated circuits and computer-related, also there were two books. He died at age 70 in 2006.
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