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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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$19.95






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Union Jack (BOOK)

Union Jack (BOOK)

Jack O'Leary and his union — the Australian Railways Union played a major role in bringing corrupt politicians to account, an action that deeply affected Jack’s life and his family. As I began documenting Jack’s story, drawing on crumbling newspapers and bound minute books — each page, recorded in copperplate handwriting, signed by Jack — the characters jostled one another to leap into life. My role would be to ensure they told their tales truthfully.

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$24.95






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Copper at the Curry (BOOK)

Copper at the Curry (BOOK)

This book explores the original copper lines built in the period 1910 to 1917 that branched from Cloncurry to Mount Cuthbert and Dobbyn, to Dajarra, from Malbon to Selwyn and the feeder tramways at Ballara and Trekelano.



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$34.95






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

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

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 Return of C17, No. 45 (BOOK)

The Return of C17, No. 45 (BOOK)

This hard cover, 120 page book documents the restoration of C17 locomotive No.45 built by Evans Anderson Phelan in Brisbane in 1923.




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$33.00






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Made In Maryborough (BOOK)

Made In Maryborough (BOOK)

The history of Walkers Ltd., of Maryborough, Queensland, goes back to 1863, when John Walker and three friends met in Geelong in Victoria with a view to the establishment of an engineering business in that State. The result of that meeting was the Union Foundry of John Walker & Co. at Ballarat. In 1867 a branch works was established in Queensland at Maryborough, over 1,300 km. to the north-east....



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