Re: Advert of the week


rthorne475
 

John,

Quite possibly this is the 2 ft gauge Purcell 0-4-0PM that was used by the Federal Capital Commission at a quarry to provide blue metal for road construction.  This information came from a telephone call I had with Bruce Macdonald in January 2006.

Richard Horne


From: John Browning
To: LRRSA@...
Sent: Sunday, 4 May 2014, 23:48
Subject: [LRRSA] Advert of the week

 
The Canberra Times, 23 May 1936 p.5.  http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2415892
 
FOR SALE.
ONE 8/12 H.P. "Purcell" oil driven locomotive, 2-ft. gauge, with all faults, may be inspected at the Storeyard, Kingston, Canberra, A.C.T.
Offers addressed to the "Secretary, Department of the Interior." will be received up to 12 noon, 2nd June, 1936
 
John
 
John Browning
Brisbane
Australia
 


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