Having got stuck outside Ballarat to wait for a path in to Melbourne, G528, X44 & G524 work 9102 loaded fruit containers from Manangatang, here roaring up Warrenheip bank.
The late golden hours of light sees G543, X41 & X44 work an empty grain train ex North Geelong through Navigators. This train will go on to Maryborough before heading further out to Victoria's Mal... (more)
The up Merbein "Fruit Flyer" is seen racing through Navigators, near Ballarat, VIC behind Pacific National's broad gauge power XR554, X44 & XR555 with the container train (and cement loa... (more)
El Zorro's 9161 empty grain train from Sunshine to Sea Lake pauses at Ballarat just after midnight. All 6 locomotives are on hire from other organisations, and are: B74 (an ML2 owned by the Seymou... (more)
DRC41 on an ARHS tour trundles through a golf course on the now closed Ballarat to Redan branch line.
The sun comes out just at the right time as R761 crosses the Moorabool River valley at Millbrook, headed back to Melbourne on a driver training run
R766 'Hudson' was rebuilt with twin stacks and some ( I believe ) South African style modifications to increase its power. It survives, WCR does not.
wet and windy day in middle of winter