Powerhouse Museum staff plan their preparation of Pacific steam locomotive 3830 for the following morning's run from Sydney to the Hunter Valley Steamfest in Maitland.
3830 pokes it nose out of the fog to lead the Illawarra Flyer through Robertson on its way to Moss Vale.
At the end of the 2008 Maitland Steamfest, all locomotives and carriages were required to go back to their base. The 4 hour empty repositioning run back to metropolitan Sydney and beyond was under... (more)
As part of the 2008 Maitland Steamfest, 3830 ran a shuttle trip out to Newcastle. Photographed here while on its return run to Maitland tender first at Warabrook.
Not one, not two but three steam locomotives! Something of a rarity in New South Wales from what I have heard, last time three were hooked up together would have been in 2005 although willing to b... (more)
3830 steams past GM37 and 4463 on a Lachlan Valley Rail Freight transfer movement in Picton Yard at dusk.
A heavy Galesburg bound freight rolls uphill through downtown Elmwood in the last light of the day. The glare from the sun must have really been a pain for the crew.
A heavy Galesburg bound freight with CAT loads in front eases around another curve in the Kickapoo Valley just west of Peoria. This unit is in IORY paint, but lettered for the TP&W. Nice to see ... (more)
This is PR ARPW20 3830 emerging from summit Tunnel at Kolpur, at 1800 meters above Sea Level on the Mushkaf Bolan Pass section of Pakistan Railways. This (once highly strategic) line with its 1:2... (more)
3830 runs around its train, "The Barrington Bullet" at Dungog. A special train at Maitland Steamfest.
3830 at Thirlmere station.
3830 climbs upgrade at Bolwarra on "The Barrington Bullet", a special train at Maitland steamfest bound for Dungog
3830 at the Thirlmere Steam Festival
Engineer in the 3830
3830 from Sydney to Thirlmere NSWRTM