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cpdbear

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Posted 06 Jul 2018 22:30 in South Australia by cpdbear

[quote=Captainchoochoo61]Hi Dylan,

The name does not ring any bells with me so I am unable to help you,

But Chris Drymalik who operates the Comrails website has links to many photographers.

He p ...

[quote=Pressman]Probably the important thing to note with the Adelaide Now article is that these figures are the margin after the [b]2012[/b] election, whilst the figures I quoted in my post above (60 ...

[quote=M636C]The Comrails list of CR passenger cars by number lists

"73 see 328" which is Mt Lofty.

So as I indicated, the CR expected to get it in 1950 along with 74 and 75.

Perhaps the S ...

Why not email the curator at the museum and ask if they are interrested in what you have to offer. They already have an extensive timetable collection so it's possible they already have what you have, ...

Does anybody recall seeing signal indications according to Rules 131, 132 or 137, 138?
steam4ian
Single light versions of Rule 137/138 signal existed at Virgina and Two Wells in 1970s. N ...

Peterborough had no triple gauge points. The only place it had triple gauge was on the roundhouse turntable, and if I remember correctly in two or three of the roundhouse bays. The triple gauge on the ...

[quote=GeoffreyHansen]Could anyone tell me when the Wegeman and the similar looking Japanese carriages were last used by the Commonwealth Railways/Australian National/Great Southern Rail? eg What year ...

I think I can give you a different perspective on photography and what happens as the photos age, now that I'm in my late 50s. I have a fairly large slide collection. Over 5000 or so taken mainly duri ...

Posted 09 Mar 2015 22:06 in South Australia by cpdbear

I have seen a photo of the station name board and it reads 'Chrysler Park' (it's in the NRM collection). I think it was taken some time in the early 1980s.

[quote=jeep1943]I was showing one of my peers around the Base today and we got talking about the rail system that used to exist within the RAAF Base portion.

He showed me where a small section of t ...

Angaston? When I visited about six months ago it was in the early stages of wood rot. It is still saveable but a few more winters will see it look much like balhannah. Rather a pitty, as I always thou ...

I have seen this used outside nsw for the purposes of moving cleaning and maintenance platforms that are rail mounted for stability. It is quite possible that the concrete was not the original floor i ...

The actual cars tended to be ready made up in sets, so the various baggages would normally not need shunting. For some of the sets the auto couplers where only on the end of the 4 car set. The interme ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]While we are talking about photos over the years, has anyone faced scanning heaps of slides many of which now have an overall pink cast. Kodachrome seems to be the worst in this ...

[quote=David Peters]Don't quote me on this but I think they came with the railcars so either they were removed from other railcars and put in them when the ARHS got them done up to run a few years bac ...

I wonder who gave them that line?

If that's what you truly believe Scott then sell it or scrap it.

bingley hall

They are still claiming that it is now not owned by QR, but the Orient  ...

Let me try to explain a little history and background to things relating to the "National" in the NRM's name and the orginal part of the collection. I do think a lot of people missunderstand what "Nat ...

Posted 29 Apr 2013 22:28 in South Australia by cpdbear

[quote=lustychan]

Edit - and a CR boxcar at the servo. I have pics though will have to sign up to a flickr acc etc. If I get around to it I'll post them. They were the only two I saw (October 2011), ...

Posted 25 Apr 2013 23:50 in South Australia by cpdbear

Wouldn't it actually be easier to answer the question! It is really a simple question and if you know easy to answer.

Yes, there is at last one carriage at Marree on private property not far from t ...

Posted 10 Apr 2013 21:33 in NT by cpdbear

The NRP/NRF flat cars generally got used for motor rail, so it is likely they had cars on them. It made it easy to load an unload if they where stabled next to the locos as they generally got shunted  ...

One should remember though that when the Transcontinetal line was first laid it was not ballasted it was done later a couple of years after it opened. That could be why it only took 5 years to constru ...

Lots of Defence purpose wagons built during the war by the Land Transport Board. Most went to the Commonwealth Railways for use on the Port Augusta to Darwin routes (North Australia and Central Austra ...

Posted 15 Jan 2012 21:24 in NT by cpdbear

My records show Southport as being at 37 miles 54 chains on the old NAR. It was show in the 1958 timetable as a crossing place.

New forum posts losses it's way after three or four pages. Gives me a page with no information on it and I have to start again. Using Firefox as my browser.

Posted 08 Nov 2011 14:53 in South Australia by cpdbear

Speaking of the cab, anyone have an idea what this part of the railcar actually looked like from the inside?

Maybe someone might have some pics from the Wallaroo Rail in their gunzel collection tha ...

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