Palmwoods Shay

Lima 2823 of 1915

 

 

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This small A-type Shay locomotive was built by Lima Locomotive Works, Ohio (builder's number 2823 of 1915) and formerly worked on the Palmwoods Buderim Tramway.

Light Railways magazine of August 2002 reported that significant remnants of this locomotive including the boiler were discovered on 25 November 2000, buried in a Queensland Railways embankment at Palmwoods.

 

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'Light Railways - Australia's Magazine of Industrial & Narrow Gauge Railways', Number 166,

August 2002, Page 27.  Published by Light Railway Research Society of Australia Inc.

 

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