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Bell Line (the) (BOOK)

Bell Line (the) (BOOK)

The railway from Dalby to Bell was the first branch line in the district and it was part of a plan to extend rail transport and to open up Crown lands. Rail transport had come to Queensland in 1865 with the completion of the line from Ipswich to Biggs Camp, and on April 20, 1868 the line had reached Dalby. Joshua Thomas Bell, of Jimbour, MLA for Dalby and Minister of Lands from 1903, had a well-defined plan for the settlement of the unoccupied land in the Dalby district



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COMENG - The History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 2 1955 - 1966 (BOOK)

COMENG - The History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 2 1955 - 1966 (BOOK)

COMENG - A comprehensive History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 2 1955 - 1966


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$57.95


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Queensland Sugar Cane Railways Album

Queensland Sugar Cane Railways Album

An interesting selection of photographs and facts covering the cane railways of Queensland from the steam days, through the small diesel loco era to the present day where second hand ex QR 1067mm and 1435mm gauge locomotives run on several mill lines. The book even features a section on the preservation of retired rollingstock.



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One For The Road (BOOK)

One For The Road (BOOK)

This book is a follow-up to Andy’s previous book “Wheels in Motion”, and like it is not a book designed purely for the railway enthusiast. It is predominantly a book for cane railwaymen by a cane railwayman. However, it will appeal to many enthusiasts because of its excellent full-page colour photographs, the generally clear system maps, the useful information especially for photographic locations), and the sense it provides of the special culture of the cane railwayman.

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$34.95


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Australian Railwayman (BOOK)

Australian Railwayman (BOOK)

This book gives an account of Ron Fitch's life as a Railway man. Born in 1910 into a railway family, he began his career as a 16-year-old engineering cadet and completed it, 46 years later, he was the Commissioner of South Australian Railways. In this book Fitch gives a vivid account not only of a career but of the camaraderie of the greater railway community, often experienced in the most trying of conditions. For almost three decades Fitch was 'on the wallaby', with postings scattered over half a continent, and as often as not living rough.... and more -- of laying track and the remarkable breed of men who do so, advances in line-building techniques, derailments, floods, washaways, wrangles over attempts to implement standard gauge, the politics of railways......



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The Rosewood Railway - Photograph Collection CD Rom

The Rosewood Railway - Photograph Collection CD Rom

The Rosewood to Marburg Railway is captured in the final years of steam, with this marvelous collection of 128 photographs taken by reknown railway photographer Eric Margraf.

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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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Rack Railways Of Australia (BOOK)

Rack Railways Of Australia (BOOK)

This book is unusual in that it presents five rail systems that have been linked by their use of a common technology. Lines covered include Mt Lyell Mining, Queenstown to Regatta, Kabra to Mt Morgan, Skitube and various other Industrial  systems.

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$28.00


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Wheels in Motion (BOOK)

Wheels in Motion (BOOK)

In Queensland there are 23 sugar mills that have their sugar cane delivered by tramways.
This book covers the basic history of each sugar mill, current tramway map, steam and diesel photographs, lists and memories from past and present crews to put you in the drivers seat.


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$29.95


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COMENG - A History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 1 1921 - 1955 (BOOK)

COMENG - A History of Commonwealth Engineering Volume 1 1921 - 1955 (BOOK)

The history of Commonwealth Engineering spans some 70 years and its story is really a window into Australia's industrial and manufacturing development from the end of the First World War through to the early 1990s.



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$58.95


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