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    Thread: Bridges any type
Post: RE: Bridges any type

I'm glad you happened to mention that book Petan, as it's one of my favourites - and what's more, is represented in the EYL library :beer4
EYL Railway Archaeology 40 24,249 09-Mar-2015, 10:37 PM
    Thread: Former steam era QLD South Coast Southport Tweed Heads Coolangatta line
Post: RE: Former steam era QLD South Coast Southport Twe...

(12-Feb-2015, 09:36 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: (12-Feb-2015, 05:01 PM)EYL Wrote: as a toddler, way back in 1967 Even more OT, the year I finished High School... ;) You older-than-me-bastard-you :D
EYL Railway Archaeology 138 102,990 13-Feb-2015, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Former steam era QLD South Coast Southport Tweed Heads Coolangatta line
Post: RE: Former steam era QLD South Coast Southport Twe...

Slightly OT, but according to my parents, I was allowed to sit in Genevieve as a toddler, way back in 1967, during a visit to the Gilltrap Museum :D
EYL Railway Archaeology 138 102,990 12-Feb-2015, 05:01 PM
    Thread: Bridges any type
Post: RE: Bridges any type

Stoney Creek Viaduct, Colqhoun, Victoria
EYL Railway Archaeology 40 24,249 12-Oct-2014, 03:58 PM
    Thread: Stoney Creek Viaduct, near Colquhoun, Orbost Line
Post: Stoney Creek Viaduct, near Colquhoun, Orbost Line

In June this year, I had the opportunity to take some photos of this magificent trestle bridge, which is near the all-but-vanished station site of Colquhoun, which was on the Orbost line, in Victoria'...
EYL Railway Archaeology 1 1,989 12-Oct-2014, 03:56 PM
    Thread: 1980s Email Botany & Grenfell
Post: RE: 1980s Email Botany & Grenfell

(06-May-2011, 12:43 PM)PNR5004 Wrote: A single shot of the old Email siding at Botany which is now a block of units and two of Grenfell yard. All back in the 80s. Grenfell, August 2012
EYL Railway Archaeology 3 3,321 12-Oct-2014, 03:05 PM
    Thread: Holbrook 1980s
Post: RE: Holbrook 1980s

(06-May-2011, 11:44 AM)PNR5004 Wrote: Another one of those failed preservation projects on a southern branchline. Holbrook yard at the end of the branch from Culcairn. For contrast, some views o...
EYL Railway Archaeology 1 2,577 12-Oct-2014, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

I saw an empty Up Manildra train at Kiama early this morning, which had an interesting lashup of 81-DL-DL-81.
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 21-Mar-2014, 03:47 AM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

I like how you occasionally include "blasts from the past" in your sightings ls - I find that I might be inspired to do similar :smiley
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 05-Jan-2014, 11:04 PM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

(02-Jan-2014, 07:22 AM)Ghostryder Wrote: ....Talking to a couple of PN crew who were working on the RTM tour seems there are a couple of people who report the trains for any noise they feel is unacc...
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 04-Jan-2014, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

(03-Nov-2013, 10:14 AM)EYL Wrote: 4503 was spotted a couple of weeks ago at Port Kembla Loco, lashed up with a tired & graffitied 48129, and DL42. As of last week, the lashup became even more va...
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 20-Dec-2013, 12:38 AM
    Thread: Heritage Express Trains
Post: RE: Heritage Express Trains

Ah, so that's why I heard the 44 chugging Down through Corrimal this morning :vcool
EYL Preservation and Tourist Railways 71 39,542 15-Dec-2013, 12:00 AM
    Thread: QLD Where is it?
Post: RE: QLD Where is it?

(03-Dec-2013, 02:08 PM)fatty Wrote: This one shouldn't last long: I was thinking that if that was somewhere in Asia, the carny would be right over the tracks, with the ability to quickly clear the t...
EYL Queensland 10,126 4,156,713 04-Dec-2013, 01:04 AM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

4503 was spotted a couple of weeks ago at Port Kembla Loco, lashed up with a tired & graffitied 48129, and DL42. As of last week, the lashup became even more varied with the inclusion of one of th...
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 03-Nov-2013, 10:14 AM
    Thread: WoS Railway Archaeology Wherizzit Quiz
Post: RE: WoS Railway Archaeology Wherizzit Quiz

:botbotp Bum + p = bump, right? ;D Throw us another clue Spadgeroonie; I'd like to see if this can be guessed, before it's default open floored :smiley
EYL Railway Archaeology 351 129,331 15-Jun-2013, 03:44 PM
    Thread: Magnet Town & Tramway Tasmania - rare 1930s footage
Post: RE: Magnet Town & Tramway Tasmania - rare 1930s fo...

A few years back, the mrs wanted some very old movies transferred from video to DVD, and found a local outfit that was able to do the job. I've just been & looked at that co's website & they...
EYL Railway Archaeology 7 6,034 25-Apr-2013, 05:52 PM
    Thread: Magnet Town & Tramway Tasmania - rare 1930s footage
Post: Magnet Town & Tramway Tasmania - rare 1930s footag...

On the Light Railways Research Society of Australia's Yahoo newsgroup recently, one of the regular subscribers recently visited the site of Magnet, a long since vanished mine & township near Warat...
EYL Railway Archaeology 7 6,034 24-Apr-2013, 05:29 PM
    Thread: QLD Where is it?
Post: RE: QLD Where is it?

Nice to see something involving trains, spraypaint but not graffiti :cool Plus they're lovely old pix too :smiley
EYL Queensland 10,126 4,156,713 13-Apr-2013, 10:45 PM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

The EDI-Downer maintenance facility at Port Kembla aka PN Port Kembla pka Port Kembla Loco generally features the usual suspects of 81, 82 & NR class locos. Occasionally there are some not so us...
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 30-Dec-2012, 10:58 AM
    Thread: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!
Post: RE: Everyday NSW Sightings And Other Bollocks!

The AK cars have been for a visit to the South Coast :train They passed Down through Wollongong yesterday morning, and my train crossed them later at Bombo (did they go to Bomaderry or not? :confused...
EYL New South Wales & ACT 1,871 983,855 11-Dec-2012, 06:39 PM