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Railway Tunnels in Queensland (BOOK)

Railway Tunnels in Queensland (BOOK)

The illustrated history of the railway tunnels of Queensland by Brian Webber

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Look Out For Train 6 - The Main Line (BOOK)

Look Out For Train 6 - The Main Line (BOOK)

The main line : a brief history of the line from Ipswich to Grandchester and on to Toowoomba

96 pages. Glossy - Colour and Black & White

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$37.95






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Queensland Railway's Steam Locomotives 1900 - 1969 (BOOK)

Queensland Railway's Steam Locomotives 1900 - 1969 (BOOK)

An in-depth and fascinating book about the technology of the Steam Locomotives of the Queensland Railways (QR) from 1900 until 1969, and how they were used. It records the technology and operation in that period, describes how the technology came to be, how it was used, how good it was, and how it compared with the technology of other railways, especially those of the medium gauges. Lesser but important aims are to correct myths, unrealistic impressions, misconceptions and plain errors in other publications.

 





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Look Out For Trains 5 - The Landers (BOOK)

Look Out For Trains 5 - The Landers (BOOK)

In the early 1950s Queensland Railways introduced its first air-conditioned trains for use in regional Queensland. The "Lander" name had been adopted in 1952, with the western services being commissioned as the Westlander, Midlander, and Inlander. The Brisbane-Cairns service became the Sunlander, replacing the 1935 Sunshine Express.



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$37.95


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One American Too Many - David Burke

One American Too Many - David Burke

One hundred years ago, striking tramway workers brought the sleepy colonial city of Brisbane to the edge of anarchy in an unprecedented general strike. This publication, by prominent railway historian David Burke, tells the story of American Joseph Stillman Badger, who electrified the trams, and of the events that led to the 'Black Friday' clash between 15,000 strikers and 2000 police on 2 February 1912. 



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Built By Bundaberg Foundry

Built By Bundaberg Foundry

The Bundaberg Foundry has existed at its current site for some 124 years, although its origins go back even earlier. Today, as Bundaberg Walkers Engineering, it has enriched its own expertise and traditions with those of Walkers of Maryborough.

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Particulars of Locomotives & Rollingstock in use on the QS&W Railway Volume 1 (BOOK)

Particulars of Locomotives & Rollingstock in use on the QS&W Railway Volume 1 (BOOK)

Reproduction of original 1882 compilation by the Chief engineer of the Southern & Western Division of Queensland Railways, this book contains plans and photographs of Queenslands early locomotives, compiled by Jim Fainges.





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Chasing The Sunshine (BOOK)

Chasing The Sunshine (BOOK)

David Burke, well-known Australian railway historian, traces the Sunshine Express train and the 35 years of construction on the North Coast Line from Brisbane to Cairns. The publication contains more than 175 historical images showcasing the politicians, contractors, engineers and railway workers who created one of the greatest feats of Australian railway construction.

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Behind The Tin Fence - A History of the Ipswich Railway Workshops

Behind The Tin Fence - A History of the Ipswich Railway Workshops

From the opening of the first railway In Queensland, the Ipswich Railway Workshops have played an important role in the state's history. This history is showcased at The Workshops Rail Museum where the past, present and future of rail in Queensland is presented amongst the heritage listed buildings of the Workshops. The story of the workshops and the people who worked in them recounted in the Museum is complemented by the detail presented in this edition of the Memoirs of the Queensland Museum.

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$24.95






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The South Coast Railway (BOOK)

The South Coast Railway (BOOK)

The South Coast railway was unique: No other railway in Queensland, originally built mainly for goods transport, ever carried such unprecedented passenger numbers.

Surely no other railway anywhere with such huge potential for the future has ever been closed so prematurely. Surely, few rail closures anywhere else ever aroused such public indignation. Yet few people living on the Gold Coast today would even realise that long ago, steam trains and the crowds of people they transported formed an integral part of the Gold Coast scene for over 75 years....



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