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Westgate is a QR Junction station which tranships freight from NSWR to QGR wagons.
Westgate is a QR Junction station which tranships freight from NSWR to QGR wagons.
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Paper Paper
In sixties when travelled
by train in highly polished wooden carriages, the windows were open and fresh
air filled the carriage. For us train fans, the open windows allow us to poke
our heads out and look at the action, looking forward towards the engine of...
Paper Paper
Paper Paper
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OV 9 Mobil Tank Wagon
Over the last
few months I have been building tank wagons. Some of the tank wagons on the
layout date back to the mid 1970’s, they are on their third set of bogies and
my modelling standards have improved a little over time. Thus a program
to replace a few ...
OV 9 Mobil Tank Wagon
OV 9 Mobil Tank Wagon
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Mutton Bird nesting Season
Over the last few weeks, Westagte has hosted a number of meetings
and visitors. During the NMRA Divisional 1 meeting I was informed by the CEO of
Cassino (who will remain nameless) that a mutton bird had landed in the Jacaranda
tree on Smith’s farm and was ...
Mutton Bird nesting Season
Mutton Bird nesting Season
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WHE Wheat Wagon
Landsborough (General Traffic 1973) WHX
were constructed by Commonwealth Engineering Salisbury between April 1959 and
November 1960. All up 300 wagons were built (31308 – 31607) to supplement the
200 WH class wagons to carry bulk wheat. At first they were m...
WHE Wheat Wagon
WHE Wheat Wagon
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Hey Boss
Hey Boss,  I found 2 slots for that 40’ container of
steel. All good to go tonight now, you don’t need that extra wagon.   If you were the Boss, what would you say ???????
Hey Boss
Hey Boss
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Minu Multies / Weathering
Mini
Multies / Weathering. After the Brisbane electrification, the 1720 spread their
winds state wide and took on new  roles. Things were changing quickly in the bush too. One of the
first application of the mini multies was the AM Sunlander (237/236) from ...
Minu Multies / Weathering
Minu Multies / Weathering
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Night Shift.
Westgate. Branch Mixed in the dock platform. 1723 shunt empty coal hoppers. PB 15 works a empty coal train. Rail Ambulance just returned Roadside being unloaded from the Mixed at Wyandra. The mixed stopped at Wyandra.
Night Shift.
Night Shift.
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Weed Spray (Poison) Train.
This week the Paw Paw has been working the Poison Train. Below is a few photos of the train in action. Details on the construction of the train can be found on the Modelling the Railways of Queensland Convention website www.qldrailheritage.com/mrqc/ Train p...
Weed Spray (Poison) Train.
Weed Spray (Poison) Train.
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Train 6678
  Train 6678 would run
Monday to Friday between Brisbane and Toowoomba. In the early eighties the
State Government had contract freight rates to keep trucks off our roads. Many
Transport Companies had sidings and trains allocated to convey their wagons.
Mos...
Train 6678
Train 6678
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OHE Amoco Tank Wagons
OHE Tank Wagons (AMOCO). In the early 1960’s there
were a few changes and new comers to the distributions of petroleum products in
Australia. 1960's :- STANDARD
OIL OF INDIANA commenced marketing from AMOCO service stations. 1960's :- STANDARD
OIL OF NEW JE...
OHE Amoco Tank Wagons
OHE Amoco Tank Wagons
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