Walkers built diesel locomotive

Published: 21-05-2013 photo #24798 0 comments 0 votes

Category:Diesel Locomotives    Manufacturer:Other    Country:Australia    Year:2004 Group:DJ's Photographic Collection    Contributor:John Southall

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Herberton, Queensland
'Pawpaw' diesel-electric locomotive 1181, now owned by the Railco Group, in the station yard.

1170-class of QR, 12 locos built 1956-57 by Walkers of Maryborough. First QR 60-ton branch line unit, powered by a Cooper-Bessemer diesel engine and rated at 640 traction hp. Last one was withdrawn in April 1989.

Photo taken 14 August 2004.

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