R700 still has many years of restoration work ahead of her before she returns to Victoria's main lines as part of Steamrail Victoria's operational fleet. Here the loco is seen receiving some work ... (more)
Steam locomotive departing from platform 2. This steam engine was built right here in Ballarat in 1889, about 2 kilometers from where this photo was taken. Semaphore signals visible in background,... (more)
Y112 trails a Sulky-Ballarat shuttle near North Ballarat junction at the Macarthur Street level crossing.
On it's first outing in 5 years, Y112 storms up grade out of Ballarat with a shuttle to Sulky, passing some of Ballarat's many statically preserved semaphore signals which have been blanked out wi... (more)
As 1889-built steam loco Y112 prepares to move into the platform at Ballarat for a day of shuttles between here and Sulky, VLocity unit VL36 passes between the special and the former signal box.
G527 and P22 begin their descent of Warrenheip Bank, east of Ballarat with the 9107 down Melbourne to Mildura "Fruitie", now a daytime runner on Mondays and Wednesdays.
A78/A71 still in Freight Australia paint, struggle up Warrenheip bank with #9230 log train from Bairnsdale to Geelong diverted via Ballarat and Warrenheip. The diversion was required while the Ba... (more)
Repainted in a livery loosely based on the Louisville and Nashville Railroad from the US for the television mini series "Pacific", hired to El Zorro "preserved" S313 leads a ballast train heading ... (more)