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  1. Last Light at Grantham

    Last Light at Grantham

    Lit by the last rays of the setting sun, 1089 (the last steam locomotive built and placed in service in Australia) runs through the platform at Grantham, returning from a return day trip to Toowoomba.
  2. Across the Blacksoil

    Across the Blacksoil

    Crossing the shallow flood-plain of a branch of the Condamine River..Blacksoil and rich grain country.
  3. Show at Warra

    Show at Warra

    Still Winter air rapidly warming now, a last opportunity for a Steam Show as "The Yank" crosses Warra trestle.
  4. Going Away

    Going Away

    Near matched set of clerestory-roofed carriages, interiors with Queensland timbers (Cedar and Silky Oak) and comfortable leather covered seats..Even a Dining Car..A pretty civilised way to spend 3 days touring.
  5. Crossing Jingi Jingi Creek

    Crossing Jingi Jingi Creek

    Running through the early winter morning light, and shadows from the trees surrounding another dry creek crossing between Brigalow and Warra.
  6. Silos at Brigalow

    Silos at Brigalow

    25 mins into the return leg to Brisbane from an overnight at Chinchilla..The air still cool and moist, having cleared a fog bank surrounding a branch of the Condamine River only a minute earlier.
  7. Trestle near Gurulmundi

    Trestle near Gurulmundi

    Crossing a typical Queensland Railways all-timber construction trestle over a shallow dry creek bed, about 75 mins out from destination Wandoan (Western Queensland.)
  8. Across the Darling Downs

    Across the Darling Downs

    3 Day steam-hauled excursion from Brisbane to branch-line terminus Wandoan. Early departure from Chinchilla after over-nighting.
  9. Pushing Back

    Pushing Back

    Baldwin AC16 221A propels its excursion train back along the access track from the Ipswich Railway Workshops (Museum) to Ipswich Station.
  10. LE Across the Bremer

    LE Across the Bremer

    Baldwin-built 2-8-2 (1943), Class AC16 # 221A, backs across the Bremer River Bridge to rejoin its excursion train within the Ipswich Railway Workshops.
  11. Passing Wooroolin Grain Shed

    Passing Wooroolin Grain Shed

    Passing another rural feature that used to supply the branch-lines reason for existence..
  12. Signal Set

    Signal Set

    Waiting patiently for the passing of solitary trains on rural branch-lines gives you the opportunity to enjoy the way things were..
  13. Guarding Wooroolin LC

    Guarding Wooroolin LC

  14. Crossing Tingoora Trestle

    Crossing Tingoora Trestle

    A special passenger excursion train travelling along what is normally a freight-only branch-line.
  15. Ups and Downs

    Ups and Downs

  16. Brisbane Commuter Train

    Brisbane Commuter Train

    on a commuter train in Brisbane Queensland Australia
  17. EMU 11

    EMU 11

    an EMU set headed towards brisbane just passed under the pedestrian bridge at oxley, queensland, australia




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