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  1. Steam and Timber

    Steam and Timber

    The Pemberton "Tramway" operates Robert Stephenson built Western Australian Government Railways 2-8-2 V.1213 on weekend tourist passengers at Pemberton in the heart of the timber country of south-west Western Australia. The modern Mike leaves Pemberton with one such service.
  2. Preserved Diesels

    Preserved Diesels

    While steam stole the show for the celebrations of 150 years of railways in NSW, Australia, preserved diesels also had a role. 4306 (Gonninan, GE), 4490 and 44211 (Goodwin-Alco) arrive at Picton with a Special passenger from Sydney Terminal on 17th September 2005. The three diesels made way...
  3. Winter Morning

    Winter Morning

    Preserved 38 Class Pacific 3801 leaves Parkes early on a cold (by Australian standards) winter's morning with a mainline tour.
  4. Sunset 36

    Sunset 36

    Preserved 36 Class 4-6-0 3642 near Coolamon with a tour train. The 36 Class did not operate over this line in regular service and it was the first visit to the location by a member of the class.
  5. "North Yorkshire Moors Railway", U.K.

    "North Yorkshire Moors Railway", U.K.

    Photo: c.1980's. Taken on the Preserved "North Yorkshire Moors Railway". "B.R" Class 4 Tank Engine. My Wife is seen being bored in the photo!!
  6. Great Western Pannier Tank Loco

    Great Western Pannier Tank Loco

    Great Western Railway. Preserved "Pannier" Tank Loco. "Severn Valley Railway"., U.K. Photo: c.1990's.
  7. North York Moors U.K.

    North York Moors U.K.

    On a trip on the NYMR. Train hauled by "Southern Railway" 4-6-0. Beautiful scenery if ever you visit the U.K.....and York is near...See the National Railway Museum there! is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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