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5<sup>th</sup> February 1986,loco NC1 Peterborough roundhouse

Purchased from Lakewood Firewood Co, Kalgoorlie, WA. All units to Australian National Railways in 1975.
Class:NC
Builder:Clyde Engineering, Granville, NSW
Introduced:1964
Number in Class:2
Model:DH 1-110
Wheel Arrangement:C
Engine:Manufacture:GM
-Model:6/110
Cylinders:Number:6 in line
-Bore & stroke:5 in. 5.6 in.
Horsepower:275
Gear ratio:59:18
Tractive EffortStarting:17,000 lbs
Maximum Axle Load:9¼ tons
Total weight:27 tons
Fuel Capacity:250 gallons
Maximum Speed:35 mph
Hydraulic Transmission:Manufacture:Allison
-Model:CRT5630

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3<sup>rd</sup> April 1988,Peterborough locos NC1 + PMR720 3<sup>rd</sup> April 1988,Minvalara loco NC1 on rear of train

NC 1

Diesel locomotive with C wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
1956Entered service on the Lakewood Firewood Company, Kalgoorlie. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, builders No.56/94.
1964Sold to the Commonwealth Railways.
1966Entered service on the Commonwealth Railways.
11.1966To North Australia Railway as light yard shunter Darwin.
1972returned to Port Augusta.
15.4.1985To Steamtown Peterborough.
-Painted black white red lining.
30.5.1997TIMS/WMS: shows locomotive "NC 1 G" in AN "Mainland Division".
Owner:"SRPS"
Length Over Headstocks:"6.5m"
Tare Weight:"28.4tonne"
Current Gauge:"Narrow"
Gauge Restrictions:"N"
Bogie Configuration:"0-6-0"
Run Restriction:"Vehicle suitable for use on AN lines only on gauge(s) shown"
Date Built:"01.01.1950"
Operating System:"SRPS"
Intended Use:"GENERAL PURPOSE"
Installed Power:"250kw"
Remarks:"BUILT CLYDE NSW MODEL D-H MOTOR GM 6-110"
BSG Code:"LMSO"

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NC2 derelict at Port Augusta shops, 19 August 1978

NC 2

Diesel locomotive with C wheel arrangement, built by Clyde Engineering.
1956Entered service on the Lakewood Firewood Company, Kalgoorlie. Built by Clyde Engineering, Granville, builders No.56/95.
1964Sold to the Commonwealth Railways.
1966Entered service on the Commonwealth Railways as narrow gauge workshop shunter Port Augusta.
-Never painted in Commonwealth Railways colours remained Lakewood green and yellow.
by 1975Cannibalised to keep NC 1 running.
-To Pichi Richi Railway.
-Transferred to a park at Port Lincoln. The engine and most of the running gear had been removed to make it child proof

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