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Broad Gauge Steam – The Final Decades

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The 1940s saw the “Golden Era” of steam for the South Australian Railway with 210 broad gauge locomotive on their books. A further 32 steam locomotives were built or acquired from 1943 to 1953. The first two diesel shunting locomotives were introduced in 1949 and this was when steam was to start to decline.
This is a soft covered book with 284 pages.

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It is more than 40 years since the last broad gauge steam locomotive worked in regular service in South Australia, this book examines the demise of steam powered broad gauge rail system during the period 1940 to 1967. The 1940s saw the “Golden Era” of steam for the South Australian Railway with 210 Broad Gauge Locomotive on their books. A further 32 steam locomotives were built or acquired from 1943 to 1953. The first two diesel shunting locomotives were introduced in 1949 and this was when steam was to start to decline.
This is a soft covered book with 284 pages.

 

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Weight .900 kg
Dimensions 24. × 17. × 2. cm

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