StateLibQld 1 192919 Steam locomotive with a group of men gathered around it, ca. 1880



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English: Steam locomotive with a group of men gathered around it, ca. 1880 This locomotive has a plate on the side of the cabin with the words 'Railway Works Ipswich Queensland 1877' inscribed. The locomotive was built at Ipswich Railway Workshops in 1877. It was known as an A10 class steam locomotive (or an Ipswich A10). It ran on the southern and western railway, as Locomotive 36, until 1881 when it operated on the Bundaberg Railway. In 1890 it was sold to contractors building part of the Bundaberg - Gladstone railway and in 1892 sold again to Young Brothers of Fairymead Mill, Bundaberg. It was used initially on trains at Avonside, then at the mill at North Bundaberg. Its boiler exploded at Avondale in the early 1890s. In 1935 it was replaced by a locomotive purchased from Mount Lyall in Tasmania but its remains were not disposed of until 1951.
Date circa 1880(1880)
Source Item is held by John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland.


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