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  1. Steve's down-under train shots

    Steve's down-under train shots

    Tasrail train 46 curves around the beach at Penguin on the north west line heading to Burnie with a pair of Z class EEs, trailing Z 2111 retaining the Aussie National scheme while Z 2113 has the ATN Tasrail scheme inspired by Ed of the WC.
  2. Steve's down-under train shots

    Steve's down-under train shots

    Tasrail southbound freighter 35 slams across the Ulverstone bridge in TAS hauled by three rebuilt DQ EMDs with a nonrebuilt QR thing in blue. The three QR units are used only as slugs, the cab being unfit for human habitation, plus also no radio etc.
  3. Contrast failure

    Contrast failure

    On a fan trip two decades ago, I observed this old Sentinal railcar as a possible useful compositional prop for the return working of the train I'd been following. When the time came, I was delighted to find someone actually at work restoring the thing. With a few seconds to go I chose a slow...
  4. Another Tasrail for Greg

    Another Tasrail for Greg

    I managed to find and chase Tasrail freighter number 35 heading south from Burnie. You see it here wandering across the birdge at Ulverstone. When Australian National went belly up in 1997, the Tasrail section of AN was sold to ATN (Australian Tranzrail network). Hence the Wisconsin Central...
  5. Penguins and narrow gauge

    Penguins and narrow gauge

    I have found one spot where I could indeed retire to. This scenic spot called Penguin hugs the north coast of Tasmania. The influence of the Wisconsin Central can be seen as this train bound for Burnie sneaks around the coast just before sunset. While numerous giant statues of penguins abound in...



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