The DF class were built by GM in Canada and introduced from 1979. In 1990's were upgraded with turbo etc to GT22 MC. 646 will be loaded with logs at Waingawa near Masterton and return as 647 in th... (more)
7186 leads DXB 5074 (GE U26C) on train 623 from Napier passing through the village of Mokotuku.
Mixed manifest train from Westfield to Wellington emerges from Tunnel 5 in a series of brick tunnels on 2% grade. The hillside is very steep with rock fall measures in place. The second loco in ... (more)
545 tucked away in the loop at Patea on the banks of the Patea river. The old meat grading works and coolstores seen in the background have been abandoned since the 60's.
Ready to leave with southbound empty service 545.
This engine (still in steam) is getting its boiler washed down and some light repair before getting a freash fire. Illumination is by a welding opperation shaded in the foreground. Behind me four ... (more)