Climax No.1694 takes water at Cockatoo, with a photographers' special chartered by Sierra Publishing. 1694 was built in Pennsylvania in 1928, being delivered to Victoria in kit form and assembled ... (more)
Climax No.1694 has stopped mid way up the 1 in 30 Fielder Bank, to build steam and move firewood forward from the NQR wagon. Getting to the top was a bit of a struggle, you can watch the video her... (more)
Climax No.1694 climbs the 1 in 30 Fielder Bank, on a photographer's charter to Gembrook organsied by Sierra Publishing. 1694 spent it's working life on the Tyers Valley Tramway in Victoria's Gipps... (more)
Climax No.1694 negotiates the Wright trestle bridge, on a photographer's charter to Gembrook organsied by Sierra Publishing. 1694 spent it's working life on the Tyers Valley Tramway in Victoria's ... (more)
Once a year The Climax 1694 comes out and heads The Commissioners Train as far as Emerald, Melbourne on the Puffing Billy branch...
And for a 40th Birthday present from my kids was no exception... (more)
Climax No.1694 takes a short break at Menzies Creek on her official recommissioning run.
Climax No.1694 climbs through the forest between Belgrave and Menzies Creek, near the site of the landslide which closed the line to regular services in 1953. This was the Climax's official recomm... (more)
Climax locomotive 1694 chuffs out of Menzies Creek en route from Belgrave to Emerald on the occasion of its official launch following restoration.
Climax locomotive 1694 crosses School Road, Menzies Creek, en route to Emerald from Belgrave on the occasion of its official relaunch after a decade-long restoration and overhaul.
Climax locomotive 1694 crosses the Monbulk Creek Trestle only a few minutes into it's official relaunch run to Menzies Creek and Emerald.
Climax 1694 of 1928 crosses the famous Monbulk Creek trestle bridge near Belgrave on a Commissioners Special in May 1996 on the Puffing Billy Railway. This locomotive is currently under restoratio... (more)