Re: More Steamie Questions!


rthorne475
 

Brad,

H K Porter 6596 was BHP 16 and sold to Emu Sand & Gravel Co., Emu Plains, in 1962.  Presv. 1967 by NSWRTM.  Similarly, H K Porter 6415 of 1918, BHP 12, also went to Emu Plains.

Vulcan 2289 of 1912 was No.I at Emu Sand & Gravel, Emu Plains, having come there in 1924 from the same company's Prospect Quarry.  It had gone there in 1921 from the MSW&DB's Potts Hill Reservoir construction.  Presv. by NSWRTM.  Vulcan 2290, No.2 at Emu Plains, had an identical history, except it was latterly a wheel-less wreck and was scrapped.

The fifth loco at Emu Plains was ex NSWGR 2514, Beyer, Peacock 2086 of 1881, a 2-6-0oc.  Purchased in 1937 per Abraham & Wilson, machinery merchants, it was scrapped by 1965.

Richard Horne

--- On Wed, 4/8/10, Brad Peadon PdOB <alcogoodwin@yahoo.com.au> wrote:

From: Brad Peadon PdOB <alcogoodwin@yahoo.com.au>
Subject: [LRRSA] More Steamie Questions!
To: "Locoshed" <LocoShed@yahoogroups.com>, "LRRSA" <LRRSA@yahoogroups.com.au>
Date: Wednesday, 4 August, 2010, 8:45







 









Evening everyone,

 

  Have a few more steamer questions that someone may be able to help with.

 

1) APC Fyansford #2 - Is she still at Puffing Billy, or has she gone to Bellarine Peninsula?

 

2) Porter 6596 of 1920 BHP Newcastle was sold to a gravel company at Penrith. Was this Emu Gravel. Was this Emu Gravel, the same as Vulcan Ironworks 2289 of 1914?

 

Any help appreciated.

Brad

 



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