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The Way It Was - Volume 2 (DVD)

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The Way It Was - Volume 2 (DVD)


In this, the second instalment we open our archives wide to take you back to yesteryear.
This compilation from rare archival railway film collections shows the weird and wonderful,
the gone but not forgotten, and the development of railway infrastructure that remains today.

This instalment contains the following scenes:

Bethania to Beaudesert & Beenleigh Line - Passenger & Cattle Trains - 1960s to 1990s
PB15 576, 1639, PB15 732, A10 no.6, 1722, 1723

Kuraby to Beenleigh - Passenger and Cattle Trains - 1970s and 1980s
2000 class RM, Diesel Hauled timber cars and SX sets, 1461, 2415 & 2420 + EL 3101 at Banoon during acceptance tests

Lota line & Fisherman Islands - Passenger & Goods Trains - 1970s to 1990s
Buranda, Cannon Hill, 1620, 1460, 2000 class RM, 2400, 1314, 1452 on Abattoirs Train. 1296,
1521, 1645 on overhead wiring train, EMU & Sunlander cars on the Fisherman Islands branch.

Dutton Park & Yeerongpilly in 1980s
Various diesels hauling goods trains

1089 to Yandina
Scenes of a trip to Yandina in 1964 at Mooloolah - Eudlo bridge and Yandina

North Queensland Freight & Passenger - 1950s & 1970s
RM trip in 1956 aboard 102hp AEG RM from Bowen to Mackay + 1800 RM
1586 on Iron Ore train at Mt Isa, 1623 & 1160 at Cloncurry.
Gulflander at Normanton, Hayden & Blackbull
1645 at Kuranda hauling HSA sleeper wagons, 1767 departing tourist train.

Preservation scenes and Red Fred Tour
Railway preservation work at Kunkala in 1986, Red Fred
on Fisherman Islands tour + EMU at North Boondal

North Coast Line - 1980s
EMU delivery by diesel, Brand new Queenslander train passing through Gunalda station. Early Nambour EMU at Mooloolah.

Early Electrics in 1979
Electrification celebrations at Mitchelton - 1079, EMU and Diesel
EMU services in initial week of operations on Ipswich line.
1982 Commonwealth Games EMU special at Yeerongpilly
Farewell to 1200 class tour on the Lota line
Electric wiring train at Birkdale, EMU on Merivale Bridge

Electrified 500 volt Gibson Island Branch in 1963 - Passenger & Coal
AC16 class locomotives hauling coal, 240hp underground loco
150hp Baldwin steeplecab loco, DD17 954

Standard Gauge - 1980s
Inaugural XPT to Brisbane on Merivale Bridge, mixed livery XPT at Fairfield
Silver City Comet Tour from South Brisbane Interstate to Kyogle

Monto Loop line Passenger & Goods Trains - 1960s to 1980s
1783 & 1710 at Eidsvold, Abercorn, Mulgindie, 1616 on Dawes Range,
1740 Riversleigh, Gayndah, Burnett River, Wetherton, Didcot
2000 class RM on Dawes Range, Ceratodus, Gayndah, Burnett River, Chowey Bridge, Brooweena.
1250 class hauling coal wagons at Gladstone, C17 shunting in the sidings.
B18 & 1/4 865 to Monto
2000 class RM on the Dawes Range

Duration 59 mins Appx COLOUR - STEREO - 16:9 Aspect Ratio

 

 




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