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    Thread: Clarendon Station photo query
Post: RE: Clarendon Station photo query

(03-Oct-2016, 08:41 PM)BorallonRailMotor Wrote: Hi everyone, I was just wondering if anyone had any photos of old Clarendon Station from along the Brisbane Valley Railway Line at all? I've tried Bon...
Mike1 Queensland 3 6,851 06-Oct-2016, 05:56 PM
    Thread: c1930 road descriptions QLD NSW VIC
Post: RE: c1930 road descriptions QLD NSW VIC

(12-Apr-2016, 03:24 PM)Petan Wrote: (c1930) The Daily Mail motor road guide: maps and speedometer charts / prepared by the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland. Downloadable from State Library QLD (S...
Mike1 Railway Archaeology 3 4,050 17-Apr-2016, 10:57 PM
    Thread: John Kerr's notes online
Post: RE: John Kerr's notes online

Peter, Thanks for the heads up. Like John Mc., these are something that I've wanted to get my hands on for years
Mike1 Queensland 6 6,776 19-Feb-2016, 04:38 AM
    Thread: Push gathers steam to restore a historic loco
Post: RE: Push gathers steam to restore a historic loco

I can understand that the boiler might have to be lifted off the frame for inspection but definitely such a lift would not be required to inspect the crown sheet, more likely the outer side walls of t...
Mike1 Preservation and Tourist Railways 3 3,847 12-Feb-2016, 06:04 PM
    Thread: The Way We Were.
Post: RE: The Way We Were.

(14-Aug-2015, 07:24 PM)Coyote Wrote: Found in the Toowoomba newspaper. [Image: http://gallery.wheelsonsteel.com.au/main...alNumber=1] Looks like 37Down Mail. A different lifestyle back then. Coul...
Mike1 Queensland 1 2,547 15-Aug-2015, 03:01 PM
    Thread: Is the ARTC about to takeover the Queensland railway network??
Post: RE: Is the ARTC about to takeover the Queensland r...

(17-Jun-2015, 08:26 PM)Sulla Wrote: The new Queensland government has committed to not selling or leasing state owned assets, which has not only ruled out the Mt Isa line going to the highest bidder...
Mike1 Queensland 21 13,170 18-Jun-2015, 05:54 PM
    Thread: Queensland Rail 150th Anniversary
Post: RE: Queensland Rail 150th Anniversary

(18-Jun-2015, 04:59 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: Here is some video I shot of the up steam train trip on the Western Line. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFgw9ybs99o Graham, Thanks for sharing - you can d...
Mike1 Queensland 6 4,039 18-Jun-2015, 05:51 PM
    Thread: C17 812 on the Move
Post: RE: C17 812 on the Move

(21-May-2015, 08:23 PM)Mick Wrote: (21-May-2015, 03:38 PM)guido Wrote: at the time of shutdown she was working at a pressure of 145PSI and normal working was 175/180 PSI the front tube plate was i...
Mike1 Queensland 15 11,066 21-May-2015, 11:45 PM
    Thread: C17 812 on the Move
Post: RE: C17 812 on the Move

(19-May-2015, 12:39 PM)Mick Wrote: Probably should be in the preservation thread but eh! 812 has been craned out of Atherton and on it's way to Brisbane - it was swapped for a couple of Peckett ind...
Mike1 Queensland 15 11,066 21-May-2015, 11:37 PM
    Thread: Old Ottaba Railway Siding/Station photos?
Post: RE: Old Ottaba Railway Siding/Station photos?

(04-May-2015, 08:17 PM)locojoe67 Wrote: Another view of Ottoba with C17 974 (pic 3 of 8): http://www.stationspast.net/?page_id=521 Although not my photo, I'd say from memory that this photo was ta...
Mike1 Queensland 7 4,806 11-May-2015, 06:58 PM
    Thread: Old Ottaba Railway Siding/Station photos?
Post: RE: Old Ottaba Railway Siding/Station photos?

(30-Apr-2015, 10:07 PM)BorallonRailMotor Wrote: Hi all! Just wondering if anyone had any photos of the old Ottaba Railway Siding/Station from the Brisbane Valley Branch? :-) I don't have any photos...
Mike1 Queensland 7 4,806 02-May-2015, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Derailment - C17 history requested.
Post: RE: Derailment - C17 history requested.

(10-Mar-2015, 05:02 PM)johnmc Wrote: Thank you very much for your trouble. It's definitely 942 - Larger pic showing damage. Though nothing in your list of 942 incidents seems to match up. I to...
Mike1 Queensland 9 6,939 12-Mar-2015, 12:33 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(02-Mar-2015, 10:29 AM)D17 No.122 Wrote: Checked out rail replaced over the weekend between Wynnum and Wynnum Central on the DOWN line. Pic shows a piece of rail made in 1964, so this piece has ser...
Mike1 Queensland 7,231 2,637,191 04-Mar-2015, 06:21 PM
    Thread: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed
Post: RE: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed

(16-Jan-2015, 09:05 AM)Petan Wrote: (16-Jan-2015, 07:28 AM)D17 No.122 Wrote: Petan - Re that cross river tunnel. Won't that solely be for the Beenleigh/Gold Coast line, as with the proposed south...
Mike1 Queensland 7 5,685 20-Jan-2015, 11:16 PM
    Thread: Rosewood Railway fun.
Post: RE: Rosewood Railway fun.

There is photographic evidence of the DLs working in various multiples up to the whole four units together in their day. Loads were published for them on all sections north of Innisfail (except the N...
Mike1 Preservation and Tourist Railways 94 44,794 11-Sep-2014, 07:35 PM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

(18-Aug-2014, 07:20 PM)No Name Recorded Wrote: Any more pics of the late diesel days of the line Mike1. Reckon the wooden overbridge at Linville was for big logging trucks....Mike1 any other ideas ...
Mike1 Railway Archaeology 79 36,836 21-Aug-2014, 06:06 PM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

(18-Aug-2014, 11:31 AM)Rolls Royce Wrote: That Linville pub shot is great. In another life, I'd have loved to work that Linville shunt train. Daylight job out of Ipswich, stay the night in the pub, ...
Mike1 Railway Archaeology 79 36,836 18-Aug-2014, 06:51 PM
    Thread: Is the ARTC about to takeover the Queensland railway network??
Post: RE: Is the ARTC about to takeover the Queensland r...

(29-Jul-2014, 08:24 PM)Rolls Royce Wrote: If the condition of certain parts of the network under their "management" in other states is anything to gauge them by, the god help Queensland. While cer...
Mike1 Queensland 21 13,170 30-Jul-2014, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

(20-Jul-2014, 07:24 PM)CNsylvester Wrote: (20-Jul-2014, 06:39 PM)Mike1 Wrote: (20-Jul-2014, 05:29 PM)CNsylvester Wrote: More.... 1st Photo - Arr at Nukku (also, the slab of the dunny has been l...
Mike1 Railway Archaeology 79 36,836 21-Jul-2014, 12:27 PM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

[attachment=1604] (20-Jul-2014, 04:49 PM)CNsylvester Wrote: I cycled from Yarraman to Benarkin yesterday with some mates, couple that up with my previous ride between Benarkin and Moore and thats now...
Mike1 Railway Archaeology 79 36,836 20-Jul-2014, 07:08 PM