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Zig Zag narrow gauge ex QR C17 934 storms around the curve from Middle Points station (now titled top points) with the old wooden body side loading suburban cars. The grade on the zig zag is 2.4%, middle road plunging down below in the right side of the shot.
Zig Zag railway narrow gauge ex QR suburban tank DD17 1049 slogs up the steep grade departing the society running shed to begin a day of soot and cinders. I have fond child hood memories of these things in suburban revenue service in Brisbane Queensland.
With the down-under summer school holidays you find soot and cinders on the Zig Zag. A family visiting from South Oz wanting to experience this got some exercise climbing the rocks opposite the vista to witness the pufferbilly departing the depot for the first run of the day.
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