The Way It Was - Volume 4 (DVD)
In this, the fourth installment 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 installment contains the following scenes:
Cleveland Line Steam at Coorparoo, Norman Park, Murarrie, Cannon Hill, Morningside, Abattoirs: DD17, PB15 & Passenger, 221A & Coal, C17 & Ballast, B18 & 1/4, D17. BB18 & 1/4 1085 derails at Yeerongpilly on two separate occasions with scenes showing the complex re-railing process. Other rollingstock is shown including railmotors and a goods train.
Steam at Caboolture station, then various trains on the Mackay Railway at The Leap, Paget, Marian, Raglan, Netherdale line, Pioneer River Bridge at Mirani, Cattle Creek, Uruba, Finch Hatton. Bundaberg scenes with a steam hauled mixed train to Woongarra in Quay St, and steam on the Splitters Creek Bridge on the Tirroan Branch. 2400 class at Oakey, SX set at Mayne.
English Electrics & Clydes at Gloucester St, PB15 at Grandchester, PB15 at Roma St to Central Tunnel. Ipswich Line scenes at Auchenflower with English Electric, C17 passenger then C17 at Graceville. PB15 at Yeerongpilly, 1200 class and SX set at Fairfield, Diesel & Steam at Bald Hills including the Sth Pine River Bridge then Between Caboolture and Elimbah, then near Nambour & Yandina.
Diesels shunting at Yeerongpilly. Electric traction: Auchenflower & Indooroopilly with 2000 class, early EMUs then EL Class 3904 North of Maryborough, EMU at Mooloolah. 1738 and coal trains on Rosewood to Cabanda branch then BB18 & 1/4 on Little Liverpool Range, then another BB18 & 1/4 with PB15 at Spring Bluff. A view of Bundaberg station as a train departs.
Farewell to the 1800 class tour to Bethania, seen at Trinder Park, Bethania & Kuraby. Includes 1475 with wooden suburban set, ending with a view from the rear of the railmotor from Coopers Plains to Salisbury. 1720s at Jondaryan. Clydes ascend Eumundi Range with freight. Beyer Garrett 1096 at Roma Street & Beerburrum with tour. 2000 class Helidon Railmotor at Grandchester.
QPSR PB15 during first week at Swanbank. 1450 & Freight to Clapham at Yeerongpilly. 1613 shunting ballast at Walloon. Diesel Hauled suburban set at Rosewood. 1450 Class on Dennison Street Rockhampton. 1237 leads triple headed coal to Gladstone.
BB18 & 1/4 & PB15 at Dalby and on Jandowae Branch at Pirrinuan, Jimbour, Marnhull & Jandowae. Bundaberg Sugar Trains: Delta at Windermere, Flash at Ross’s Crossing, Clyde DHI71 class at Telegraph Rd, Milaquin Mill
SPECIAL FEATURE: Views of a mixed train hauled by 1766 between Mulgindie and Abercorn on the Monto loop in 1978. Includes view from guards van.
FEATURE Duration 56 mins Appx
COLOUR - STEREO
BONUS FEATURE 5 mins Appx
16:9 Aspect Ratio
3 AUDIO OPTIONS >
NARRATION & TRAIN SOUND ONLY
TRAIN SOUND & MUSIC ONLY
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