NORMAN OK Aug 24 1980 -- Santa Fe GP39-2 3684 leads eastbound (compass north) train 544 as it accelerates out of town.
DXB 5120 and DFB 7158 crawl up the Westmere bank in notch 8 with another loaded milk train on its way to Whareroa.
544 pulls into Waitotara for crew change with 14 more loads of milk.
Class leaders DXB 5016 and 5022 wait on the main at Waitotara with 800,000 liters of milk headed for the largest single site dairy factory in the Southern Hemisphere at Whareroa where it will be t... (more)
5068 & 5137 head into the arvo sun with another whareroa bound milkie
Loaded milk train 544 climbs the grade to Ball Road with DXB 5108 on the front and DFB 7213 being dragged along behind.
Loaded milk train 544 holds the main at Waitotara with DXB 5074, a "Big Block" 3300hp GE on the front. Having just crossed empty milk service 547, 544 will take its 800,000 litre load of milk to t... (more)
5120 with loaded milk train 544 on the main at Waitotara.
Looking half nakid after the "Toll Rail" branding has been removed due to Goverment takeover and new company name Kiwi Rail being rolled out.
5385 and 7267 hold the main with loaded milk service 544 after crossing with an empty southbound.
5022 with a small 544 at Ruatangata, halfway between Wanganui and Marton.
544 on the main after crossing 545 at Waitotara.
Milkie 544 with dynamic's howling coming downgrade into Patea with another full load
544 sitting on the main after crossing 545.
DFT 7200 northbound with milktrain 544 arriving at Patea