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Date: 08/15/23 18:45
1943 Baldwin down under
Author: bakersfielddave

yesterday i was lucky to see this 1943 USATC 2-8-2  S118 class , export model for Australia ,going for a test run  whilst i was on vacation here in Queensland 

not sure how many others in the world are operational 

but there is another identical locomotive also in Australia at the Zig Zag railway  in New South Wales  that is running i was told

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Date: 08/15/23 18:55
Re: 1943 Baldwin down under
Author: bakersfielddave

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Date: 08/16/23 17:14
Re: 1943 Baldwin down under
Author: Lurch_in_ABQ

Thanks for vids.
And the turntable to nowhere except from whence you came.



Date: 08/16/23 23:37
Re: 1943 Baldwin down under
Author: SOO6617

bakersfielddave Wrote:
-------------------------------------------------------
> yesterday i was lucky to see this 1943 USATC
> 2-8-2  S118 class , export model for Australia
> ,going for a test run  whilst i was on vacation
> here in Queensland 
>
> not sure how many others in the world are
> operational 
>
> but there is another identical locomotive also in
> Australia at the Zig Zag railway  in New South
> Wales  that is running i was told

They are based on the USATC design, but they were
built for the Department of Railways New South Wales
in 1952-53 by Baldwin-Lima-Hamilton.



Date: 08/17/23 04:28
Re: 1943 Baldwin down under
Author: bakersfielddave

there is a Baldwin loco working in NSW a 59 class from the 1950s i think  



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