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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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$34.95


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Built By Bundaberg Foundry (BOOK)

Built By Bundaberg Foundry (BOOK)

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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$22.95






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Brisbane Tramways The Last Decade (BOOK)

Brisbane Tramways The Last Decade (BOOK)

Photographs and text record the operations of the Brisbane tramway system during its last decade. This book is presented as a tribute to the city of Brisbane and its trams during that period.


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$19.95






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Salute to the Hudswells (BOOK)

Salute to the Hudswells (BOOK)

Salute to the Hudswells tells the story of the 41 Hudswell Clarke locomotives used on the 2ft gauge sugar cane railways of the Solonial Sugar Refining Company Ltd in Queensland and Fizi between 1911 and 1976, providing a history of the CSR company and its sugar mills in Australia.





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Farewell Old Chums (BOOK)

Farewell Old Chums (BOOK)

On 3rd July 1953 a new era commenced in the Queensland Railways for on that day the first diesel electric locomotive of the 1200 class entered service. Having been built in England, the class soon became known as "Chums" or "Chummy Locos".

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$9.95






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Rosewood Railway Museum (BOOK)

Rosewood Railway Museum (BOOK)

The story of the Rosewood Railway Museum



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$4.95






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The Sydney Mail 1887 - 1938 (BOOK)

The Sydney Mail 1887 - 1938 (BOOK)

Sydney Mail 1887 - This short history documents what was then the prestige Queensland Government Railways passenger train that travelled the line between Roma St and Wallangarra where it connected with the standard gauge passenger train to Sydney.



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$16.99






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Sunshine Express Volume 1 (BOOK)

Sunshine Express Volume 1 (BOOK)

This volume is a reproduction of the Queensland Division Supplements Numbers 1-10 to the Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin first published in 1963 and 1964.

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$6.00






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One American Too Many - David Burke (BOOK)

One American Too Many - David Burke (BOOK)

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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$39.95






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Memories Of Moreton Mill (CD ROM)

Memories Of Moreton Mill (CD ROM)

On the night of December 3 2003, the last load of cane arrived at the Moreton Central Sugar Mill, thus bringing to an end a 106 year association with Queensland's sugar industry. This CD contains over 40 pages on the history of the mill, its locomotives and tramway system. There are over 360 images from the steam era to the final years, 3 slideshows and 24 drawings of locomotives and wagons. With the mill now demolished and the tracks ripped up, this CD is an excellent resource for anyone with an interest in what was Nambour's Moreton Central Sugar Mill.





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