ROLL 33. Seymour, Bowser Ė Peechelba East & Bowser-Beechworth Lines, 1st & 2nd January 1968.

 

All photos © Les Brown. Not to be used for Publication.

 

33-1. D3 684. Seymour. Itís still there.

 

33-2. R722 & W2??. Seymour Loco (or whatís left of it). The W-class was about as useful as the R. Compare this shot withRoll 20-3, taken less than eight months previously.

 

33-3. Y126 and Y121. Wangaratta. Peechelba East goods train on the right.

 

33-4. Y126. Wangaratta. Peechelba East goods train ready to depart.

 

33-5. Y126. Boorhaman.

 

33-6. Y126. Boorhaman.

 

33-7. Y126. Boorhaman.

 

33-8. Y126. Boorhaman - Peechelba East. A train that ran once a fortnight never got any rail shiny.

 

33-9. Peechelba East. End of the line.

 

33-10. Y126. Peechelba East.

 

33-11. Y126. Peechelba East. Ready to return Ė and not a minute too soon!

 

33-12. Y126. Bowser. Coming off the Branch. Note the unique 3-post junction signal above the Yís cab. Bowser was also the junction for the line to Bright and Beechworth.

 

33-13. X?. Wangaratta. Standard gauge platform.

 

33-14. T345. Everton.

 

33-15. T345. Everton. Beechworth to the left, Bright to the right.

 

33-16. T345. Beechworth.

 

33-17. Beechworth. Just past the station, the old rail bed to Yackandandah. A trestle bridge here carried the line towards that town.

 

33-18. Beechworth. Same as 33-17, just a different perspective.

 

33-19. Beechworth station. Unusually, they didnít shorten the platform here even though Beechworth hadnít had a regular passenger for many years.

 

33-21. T345. Beechworth line. Return journey. A nice change from the Peechelba East line.

 

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