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    The first railway in Australia transported coal from the AA Company’s A pit to a coal loader at the river. Since the introduction of steam locomotives in 1857, railways have spread throughout all parts of the Hunter Valley.
    Album: 3801 came in 3 colours, Silver, Green and Black. Have a look! (15)



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    If you are interested in Industrial Heritage and visiting the Brisbane area take a look at the “The Workshops Rail Museum’ at North Ipswich, Qld. Thousands of workers have called “The Workshops” home over the years and during its peak over 3000 people worked on this site, making it the states largest employer at the time. “The Workshops” are now Queensland’s newest tourist attraction and the latest campus of the Queensland Museum. The Museum is state of the art and totally interactive. Behind the scenes tours are available and are a must if you visit the workshops, they are The Blacksmiths, Wagon and Carriage and Steam Shop. For more information check out www.theworkshops.qm.qld.gov.au


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    The railway from the Burwood Colliery at Glenrock Lagoon left the ocean at Merwether Baths and passed through Cooks Hill, under Laman St, and across what is now Civic Park.
     
     
    Railway under Laman Street

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    In 1857 NSW's second railway commenced at this Honeysuckle Station. It ran to East Maitland. It was soon extended to Newcastle Station and Maitland Station.
     
     
    Honeysuckle Station

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    First locomotive built in Newcastle. JS Rodgers Engineers built for EC Merewether for 1350 pounds. delivered June 1878.
     
     
    First Locomotive to Burwood

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