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Locomotives of Australia

Leon Oberg

Locomotives of Australia

by Leon Oberg

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Published by Reed in Sydney .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Locomotives -- Australia -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statement[by] Leon Oberg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTJ603.4.A8 O3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4800744M
      ISBN 100589071734
      LC Control Number75521921

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      In 57 libraries. Locomotives - Australia - History.; Locomotives.; Locomotives. Australia, This is where you can find all pages on this site about locomotives designed, built, or used in Australia in regular service.

      Locomotive Classes in Australia. The listings provided on these pages describe the locomotives currently owned and in operation with the various passenger and freight rail operators throughout Australia on the three main gauges. Most of the locomotives listed are operational on a regular basis.   developments in Australian motive power and provide an excellent reference to the bewildering array of types and sub-groupings now to be seen on our railways. The contents cover operating preserved steam locomotives (a small proportion of the book) and mainline diesel and electric locomotives used on Australia's.


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