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FOR SALE, 6 wheel-coupled, saddle-tank, LOCOMOTIVE, 3ft. 6in. gauge; cylinders 9 3/8 in. diameter by 15in. stroke; wheels 2ft. 6in. diameter; weight 15 tons. In good working order. Price £650 on ground, Tasmania. Trial given. Apply to ALFRED MELLOR, 39 Queen-street, Melbourne.
Western Mail, 13 November 1896 p.5 http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article33133850
Alfred Mellor was the “Legal Manager” of the Mt Lyell Mining and Railway Co Ltd.