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Unknown rail gadget


philipandpeta@...
 

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

 


Tony Smith
 

It's a chair for a check or guard rail used with Bullhead rail.



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-------- Original message --------
From: philipandpeta@...
Date: 5/6/20 12:02 pm (GMT+10:00)
To: LRRSA@groups.io
Subject: [LRRSA] Unknown rail gadget

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

 


Jeff Mullier
 

Philip,

It appears to be a chaired rail (bullhead) chair. Due to the double chair slots could very well be from a point or another piece of trackwork requiring a check rail.

Regards
Jeff Mullier



------ Original Message ------
From: philipandpeta@...
To: LRRSA@groups.io
Sent: Friday, 5 Jun, 2020 At 12:02 PM
Subject: [LRRSA] Unknown rail gadget

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

 

   


PH
 

Ahhh thank you didn’t think of bullhead rail ta




On 5 Jun 2020, at 3:30 pm, Jeff Mullier via groups.io <jmullier@...> wrote:


Philip,

It appears to be a chaired rail (bullhead) chair. Due to the double chair slots could very well be from a point or another piece of trackwork requiring a check rail.

Regards
Jeff Mullier



------ Original Message ------
From: philipandpeta@...
To: LRRSA@groups.io
Sent: Friday, 5 Jun, 2020 At 12:02 PM
Subject: [LRRSA] Unknown rail gadget

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

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Kevin Sewell
 

Its a door stop, and a very solid one at that.


On Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:16 PM <philipandpeta@...> wrote:

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

 



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Cheers,
Kevin

Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement.


David Halfpenny
 

And easy to convert to a yardbrush-head holder for scuffing mud off your boots :-)  David 1/2d

On 5 Jun 2020, at 08:26, Kevin Sewell <kevinrsewell@...> wrote:

Its a door stop, and a very solid one at that.

On Fri, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:16 PM <philipandpeta@...> wrote:

Hello everybody,

 

Can anybody help with identifying  this gadget, it was beside the light rail from the brickworks to the coal mine at Newnes NSW.

It is 50mm long 13m high.

 

Regards

Philip Hammon

190 Cliff Drive

Katoomba 2780

+61247829139

 

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<image002.jpg>

 





--
Cheers,
Kevin

Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgement.