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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.
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...
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.
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.
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...
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
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.
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.
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...
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