Re: Kuridala Shay


rthorne475
 

Clearly a typo, Chris. PNG is Papua New Guinea.

New Guinea Copper Mines Ltd. 3' 6"gauge line from Bootless Bay to Dubuna. Construction commenced 1918, completed 1921. Closed 1926.

Locos:

'POLYGON' [Andrew Barclay 1544/1918] 0-6-0Toc ex BHAS Port Pirie, South Australia

- [Lima 2478/1911] 4w+4wTG A class Shay ex Hampden Cloncurry Mines Ltd, Kuridala, Qld. (New to Lahey Bros., Canungra, Qld.)

Regards,

Richard Horne



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From: Chris Stratton <gm4201@optusnet.com.au>
To: LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au
Sent: Saturday, 10 January, 2009 12:18:57
Subject: RE: [LRRSA] Kuridala Shay


Where is PNQ?

Regards,
CS

-----Original Message-----
From: LRRSA@yahoogroups. com.au [mailto:LRRSA@yahoogroups. com.au] On Behalf
Of Dick Holland
Sent: Saturday, 10 January 2009 9:45 PM
To: LRRSA@yahoogroups. com.au
Subject: [LRRSA] Kuridala Shay

I've just received the book 'Copper at the 'Curry'. This book shows a two
truck 3'6" Shay loco at Kuridala.

It mentions that this locomotive was subsequently sold to the Bootless Bay
Tramway, PNQ in 1924.

Excuse my ignorance aficionados, but where was this and what did it do?

Dick Holland
Broken Hill.

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