Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

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Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

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At Work and Play - 03415

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92e0jDNY

Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

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Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

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Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

Date

[1908-1940]

Call Numbers

At Work and Play - 03415

Record Identifier

92e0jDNY

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Commonwealth Oil Shay locomotive no.2 - Newnes, NSW

NOTES

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Commonwealth Oil Company Shay No.2 on the line from Newnes Junction to Newnes near Lithgow. The train is at the locomotive depot which was about half a mile north of Newnes Junction, and is heading toward Newnes Junction. The COC locos were the only standard gauge Shay locos imported into Australia. For other photographs of the COC Shay locos see:...

Signature / Inscriptions

Inscription on back of photo reads: [sic] "This picture was taken during one drought, my father can be seen on the side of the engine, he was helping taking water to Cobar. I do not know how many times a week, but what a dreadful time the people at Cobar had, having to rely on those trains to bring water to them. Thank goodness those days are past...

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Original item no. BCP 03415

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At Work and Play - 03415

Record Identifier

92e0jDNY

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