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The Red Era
Another random helping of the railways steamiest.
Join us for a rare chance to ride behind steam along the branchline to Boree Creek.
This branch, which originally extended to Oaklands, normally only sees seasonal wheat traffic and we believe it has been over three decades since a steam locomotive last made its way out there.Details and booking form HERE!-------------------------------------------------------------------------
3001 seen here shunting at Thirlmere with 3642 and departing Picton with 5910.Beyer Peacock & Co 4444 of 1903.
1307 stored out the back of the NSWRTM (Thirlmere).Today she is on static display at the Yass Railway Museum.Beyer Peacock 1637 of 1877
5910 on a tour to Kiama (NSW)
Baldwin Lima Hamilton 75573 of 1952
On arrival at Kiama.
5910 made a visit to the BHP Steelworks in Port Kembla and did a run up to the Kemira Valley with BRONZEWING.The orange diesel is English Electric D6. This locomotive was lovingly restored by steelworks workers, only to later be left to rot for many years and the, quite disgustingly, scrapped. It had been set aside for preservation.
BRONZEWING on a special train up to the Kemira Valley (NSW). At the time, she was preserved operational by BHP Steelworks employees. Total historical disinterest by Bluescope Steel saw her returned to the Thirlmere Railway Museum.Clyde Engineering 457 of 1937
W933 departing Quorn for Woolshed Flat (South Australia).Beyer Peacock 7410 of 1951
D3 684 plinthed outside Seymour railway station (1990s), where it continued to be today.
Walkers 201 or 1913
Rx160 statically preserved at Murray Bridge in South Australia.SAR Islington Workshops 29 of 1913
1079 seen here at Mayne, but nowadays based at 'The Workshops' railway museum in Ipswich (Queensland).Walkers 547 of 1956.
738 Rosewood Railway Museum (Queensland) Currently not in operation.Walkers 385 of 1926 Details and booking form.Don't miss out on this wonderful day out.
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