Re: Sale RAAF target tramway

Scott Gould <sncs@...>

Hi All,

Thanks John for the links to the PROV photos of the target tramway. I
have uploaded to my folder Scott's photos in the photos section a
drawing showing the model railway style controller as mentioned by
Bill, and the track plan. There is also a photo in the folder from
the PROV collection showing the control desk.The three foot gauge
also rings a bell.



--- In, "Bill Hanks" <bhanks@...> wrote:

When I looked at the point layout plan many years ago I seem to
the gauge being 3 foot. There was also an insulated third rail
provided power for propulsion. The control of it was something
akin to
an electric train set.

Bill Hanks

From: [] On
Behalf Of Paul Napier
Sent: Wednesday, 28 January 2009 9:06 PM
Subject: [LRRSA] Re: Sale RAAF target tramway

Can anyone confirm what gauge the RAAF Sale and Puckapunyal tracks

Paul Napier

--- In <mailto:LRRSA%> ,
richard horne <rthorne475@> wrote:

John has correctly identified the the photos of a target trolley
that I referred to. I see that the photos, catalogued as PRO of
Victoria Box 332 / 01, 02 & 03, are gloriously mis-captioned
as 'narrow gauge 4 wheel freight wagon'.

Richard Horne

From: john browning <ceo8@>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, 1 December, 2008 10:06:32
Subject: [LRRSA] Re: Sale RAAF target tramway

Ah . . .

I think that Richard is referring to another target tramway, this
operating at Puckapunyal, also in Victoria.

It also used a three rail system.

Photos are on the Public Record Office of Victoria site.

Go to http://proarchives. imagineering. search.asp?
searchid= 41
and start looking.

An initial search for 'target' found some interesting results.


John Browning

PO Box 99

Annerley 4103

Phone +61 (0)7 3255 9084

Mobile 0407 069 199

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