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  1. Last Light, Lockyer

    Last Light, Lockyer

    Part-way now into the climb up the Main Range (Great Dividing Range), and lit by the last minutes of the 'golden light' before continuing the final ascent in the gathering gloom of nightfall.
  2. Slowing For Helidon

    Slowing For Helidon

    Late afternoon scene, as 1620 slows its train for a stop at the rural township of Helidon, at the base of the Main Range standing between 'The RangeLander' and its destination atop the Range at Toowoomba.
  3. No Stopping At Grandchester

    No Stopping At Grandchester

    Late on a perfect Summer's afternoon, recently refurbished English Electric Heritage Diesel 1620 (splendidly repainted in its original Queensland Government Railways blue & cream livery) hurries an Australian Railways Historical Society (Queensland Division) Excursion Tour Train through...
  4. Bushfire

    Bushfire

    A small bushfire works its way along the road reserve beside Mt.Isa-Townsville Jetty zinc concentrate train 9253 in north Queensland, Australia. The mineral train was powered by QRNational 2800 class Goninan-General Electric CM30-8 units 2805+2812.
  5. A Long Night Drags On

    A Long Night Drags On

    Mt.Isa to Townsville Jetty freight 9255 pauses in Stuart Yard for a "reliability examination", with Goninan-GE CM30-8 2848 and Clyde-GM GL26-2 locomotives 2210D and 2157D up front. The Stuart locomotive provisioning depot is in the background.
  6. Acid Train

    Acid Train

    The unit sulphuric acid train from Stuart Sun Metals (Townsville) to Phosphate Hill, numbered 9T90, waits for a cross at Homestead (north Queensland, Australia) on Monday 18 September 2006, with Goninan-GE CM30-8 locomotives 2836 and 2817 leading 52 OSZYB and OSZY wagons. The train was 708.6...
  7. Crew change

    Crew change

    Empty livestock train 6EN0 stands at Charters Towers station in north Queensland (Australia) on Sunday 2 April 2006 with Clyde-GM GT22LC-2 2357 leading 36 cattle wagons.
  8. Near Jondaryan, Darling Downs

    Near Jondaryan, Darling Downs

    Steaming between Dalby and Toowoomba, on the Darling Downs, In SE Queensland, Australia. The consist is some indication of the drought conditions continuing in this part of the world..Take your own water with you! Taken 10.56AM Sat 15 Oct, 2005
  9. Rejoining the Main-line, Wyreema

    Rejoining the Main-line, Wyreema

    Returning to Toowoomba from a branch-line excursion to the Darling Downs townships of Pittsworth and Brookstead, 1738 and its train of preserved wooden-bodied passenger carriages rejoins the main-line at the junction point Wyreema.
  10. In the Dip, W of Chinchilla

    In the Dip, W of Chinchilla

  11. Trestle near Yaralla

    Trestle near Yaralla

  12. Through Blaxland

    Through Blaxland

  13. Onto The Whetstone Bridge

    Onto The Whetstone Bridge

    AC16 MacArthur 221A treads onto the bridge at Whetstone, W Queensland enroute to Dirranbandi.
  14. Stabled At Kunkala

    Stabled At Kunkala

    Built by Walkers (Maryborough, Queensland), GE U67T 1179 sits in the platform run-around road at Kunkala, on the preserved branch-line operation remnants of the Rosewood Railway.
  15. Into Beaudesert

    Into Beaudesert

    Beaudesert Rail's C17 967 steams past the local timber mill towards base station Beaudesert in happier times..Currently stored serviceable, with BR operations suspended.
  16. Versatile Van

    Versatile Van

    Unusual configuration, with a centrally located Guard's compartment (housing the Westinghouse Brake/safeworking gear). Basking in the late afternoon sun on the preserved Rosewood Railway, seeing out it's (semi)-retirement trailing passenger trips up the picturesque range between Cabanda and Kunkala.
  17. Simmering, at Beaudesert

    Simmering, at Beaudesert

    Simmering gently, while taking on water between runs on the preserved branch-line operation of Beaudesert Rail.
  18. Handing Down the Staff

    Handing Down the Staff

    Fireman on board Vintage Diesel-Electric Locomotive 1179 (Walkers-built GE U67T/1956/60 ton/640HP/Cooper-Bessemer Engined FWL-6T, the first Diesel Branch-line locomotives in Queensland) hands down the staff on admission to the yard at Kunkala, on the preserved branch-line remnant running from...
  19. Crossing Dickabram Bridge

    Crossing Dickabram Bridge

    Just about to ease off the combined road-rail Dickabram Bridge, and continue westwards along the picturesque branch to Kingaroy.
  20. Easing onto the Dickabram Bridge

    Easing onto the Dickabram Bridge

    Gingerly easing onto the 5MPH speed-limited, combined road-rail Dickabram Bridge, across the Mary River.



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