Aerial view of train on the well known Trestle Bridge.
6A leads Climax 1694 at Emerald. The Climax was returning from Gembrook with a photographers special but was giving trouble, so the train was combined with the regular Dinner Train hauled by 6A at... (more)
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)
Puffing Billy's Hack Spot, this was the first time ever I have visited and photographed this area...
Puffing Billy's 14A crosses the old trestle bridge over Monbulk Creek with it's 11:10am Serv... (more)
G42 powers across the Monbulk Creek trestle bridge, with a regular service from Belgrave to Lakeside. The Victorian Railways received a pair of these 2'6" gauge Garratts from Beyer Peacock in... (more)
12A heads towards Gembrook station with the pick up wood goods train, climbing up the grade to Fielder Station
12A leads the return run of wood cutting train from Gembrook to Belgrave over the Cockatoo Creek Trestle bridge on a frigid May day
A crowd gathers to watch Puffing Billy's 8A pull its train across the famous trestle bridge just outside Belgrave station.
14A approaches Menzies Creek bunker-first with an official train re-enacting a 'Young Sun' special from 1954. The specials were run 60 years ago by the Young Sun newspaper as a last farewell to th... (more)
8A climbs the 1 in 30 grade up Emerald Bank.
G42 is seen part way through an exam at the Puffing Billy Railway's Belgrave workshops. The Victorian Railways had two of these 2'6" gauge Garratts, with G42 being the only survivor.