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The Buderim to Palmwoods Tramway - Digital PDF version

The Buderim to Palmwoods Tramway - Digital PDF version

This book covers the interesting history of the Buderim to Palmwoods Tramway which operated in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the early part of the 1900s.

Digital PDF version



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Turning a dream into a reality - The Story Of The Great South Pacific Express (BOOK)

Turning a dream into a reality - The Story Of The Great South Pacific Express (BOOK)

In the early 1990s, the biggest structural upheaval in Queensland's railway history was to spawn a project so breathtaking in ambition and imaginative scope that those who witnessed its birth, growth and completion would look back on it in wonder as a near miracle of design engineering and construction. This is the story of a special train — the Great South Pacific Express and of the people who built it. It is dedicated to those who created and shared the vision ol building one of the worlds most luxurious passenger trains, to the designers and engineers who turned that vision into a workable reality and, above all, to the workers of Queensland Rail's Townsville Workshops who took on the most formidable challenge of their working lives and emerged, triumphant, with a masterpiece that will remain a testimony to their dedication... the best train in the world!

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Tracks To Some Place - Volume 2 (BOOK)

Tracks To Some Place - Volume 2 (BOOK)

Tracks to Some Place’ was born out of several different facets that merged to create the book as it is now. My family has a working involvement with the railway network in Queensland stretching back to the 1970’s, and as such we have accumulated a reasonable assortment of photographs (mostly older print type images) of various aspects of railway operations and equipment. In the last few years these have come into my possession and rather than let them gather dust in a forgotten album, I toyed with the idea of getting them out there somehow.

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Romance of the Rail (BOOK)

Romance of the Rail (BOOK)

Romance of the Rail is living history, people telling their own stories, inspired and illustrated by the art of Janet Skinner.  Well-known rail historian John Kerr has edited the text into a rare combination of art and anecdote.




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$22.95






        
Exploring the Railways of Far North Queensland (BOOK)

Exploring the Railways of Far North Queensland (BOOK)

This book succeeds in being both a precis of the history of the railways of Far North Queensland and a guide to those that existed in the past and those that remain today. It should be a compulsory purchase for anyone .. Contemplating a trip to the Cairns area .. with an interest in the area OR ..who has visited and wants to know more and retain a souvenir of their visit.As well as the text, the 100 photographs give a visual interpretation of the 130 years of progress.

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Rail Enthusiasts Guide to the Brisbane Region (BOOK)

Rail Enthusiasts Guide to the Brisbane Region (BOOK)

The Author while travelling interstate and overseas has wished he could purchase a Rail Enthusiasts GUIDE which would have assisted him appreciate the railways of the cities and areas he visited. He believes there is a need for a RAIL ENTHUSIASTS GUIDE to the Brisbane Region and trusts that this publication fills that need with photographs, lineside guides, data on rollingstock, bridges, tunnells and the various activities one can engage in by rail.

88 pages, heavily illustrated, maps & diagrams



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Exploring Queenslands Railways - South from Brisbane (BOOK)

Exploring Queenslands Railways - South from Brisbane (BOOK)

This book is both a precis of the history of the railways of that existed between the Brisbane River, the State border with New South Wales and the coast and a guide to those that existed in the past and those that remain today. It should be a compulsory purchase for anyone .. Contemplating a trip to the Brisbane area .. with an interest in the area OR  who has visited and wants to know more and retain a souvenir of their visit. An interesting account of what has been achieved, of what has been lost and of what should never have been. 



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Rail Motors, Rail Cars, EMUs and Tilt Trains of Queensland (BOOK)

Rail Motors, Rail Cars, EMUs and Tilt Trains of Queensland (BOOK)

For nearly 100 years, Queensland's Government railways have provided many of their passenger services with Rail Motors or their successors, Railcars and Tilt trains. In the early years these vehicles enabled the economy of relatively cheap construction cost, low running cost and minimal crew costs.

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$33.50


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John Moffatt of Irvinebank (BOOK)

John Moffatt of Irvinebank (BOOK)

LIMITED NUMBER OF SIGNED COPIES AVAILABLE!
John Moffat succeeded in developing North Queensland by bringing both public and private capital to the region. Wild Cat of the Sydney Bulletin hailed him as the "Carnegie of the North" for his fearless speculations and enterprising investments employing over a thousand workers in mineral production.


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The Forgotten Men at Grandchester Railway Station (Book)

The Forgotten Men at Grandchester Railway Station (Book)

Situated in Queensland's Lockyer Valley is the town of Grandchester and in the waiting room, a Roll of Honour bond pays homage to the 46 local men who served in World War I. At the time of the Great War, the railway station was the hub of the Grandchester community but its' importance gradually declined as cars, buses and trucks overtook trains as the main mode of transport to and from the town. Without the frequent reminder of the Roll of Honour board in residents daily lives, the names of that brave men were in danger of being forgotten.

In The Forgotten Men at Grandchester Railway Station, author Ian Curtis reminds us of the contribution that these soldiers and the small community of Grandchester made towards the war effort. It is a detailed account of these young men's experiences of war, from its infancy to the post-war period, when only 1 in 4 of the local men who joined up returned. And it is a snapshot of a typical Queensland country town, where its residents pulled together to support its volunteers during a dark period in history. These men deserve to be remembered. Lest We Forget.



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$24.95


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