What's New

1 Sep 2016 Added page for David Griffiths and his BHP tramways book.
16 Jan 2016 Updated the Railway books and Eyre Peninsula books pages.
11 Nov 2014 Added downloadable supplement to Peninsula Pioneer Revisited.
Updated the diesel locomotives page.
24 Jun 2014 Updated the diesel locomotives page.
2 May 2014 Updated the railfan information page to reflect new grain arrangements.
Updated the Eyre Peninsula books page.
Updated the Peninsula Pioneer Revisited Errata page.
20 Jul 2013 Updated Peninsula Pioneer Revisited Errata page.
22 Jun 2013 Updated Peninsula Pioneer Revisited Errata page.
19 Jun 2013 Added Peninsula Pioneer Revisited Addenda page.
8 Jun 2013 Updated Peninsula Pioneer Revisited Errata page.
19 May 2013 Updated the BHP Tramways pages - GWN locos, AHOF and AHPF hoppers.
13 May 2013 Peninsula Pioneer Revisited released.
8 Feb 2013 Added NRM pickup option to Peninsula Pioneer Revisited pre-publication offers.
16 Jan 2013 Pre-publication announcement of Peninsula Pioneer Revisited.
1 Apr 2012 Updated the railway periodicals, model railway books and periodicals Eyre Peninsula books bibliography pages.
Updated the railfan information page.
Added Chris Carpenter's video of the Railway Centenary.
3 Nov 2010 Updated the model railway periodicals bibliography page.
Link to new Port Lincoln Railway Museum website.
Peninsula Pioneer now out of print.
26 Apr 2010 Updated the ENHB and ENHG rolling stock pages.
Updated the Whyalla diesels page.
17 Apr 2010 Updated the YH rolling stock page.
Updated the Cummins-Buckleboo, Yeelanna-Mount Hope and Penong and Kevin Lines pages.
26 Mar 2010 Updated the Port Lincoln diesels, MICs and Whyalla diesels pages.
27 Feb 2010 Winter 2009 Gallery moved to the Eyre Peninsula Gallery.
Updated the ENHV rolling stock page.
14 Feb 2010 Added the first version of the new Eyre Peninsula Gallery, including a section with new images from January and February.
Updated the Eyre Peninsula books bibliography page (Rudall Centenary).
10 Jan 2010 Change of address on the about page.
3 Dec 2009 Added the Spring 2009 Gallery page, with thanks to Greg O'Brien.
3 Nov 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for First Aid Van 12, the 8400 series Employee Sleeping Vans and the portable sheep ramp wagons.
31 Oct 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for Relay Vans 207-209, Employee Sleeping Vans 210-211, Accident Van 1 and Accident Van 11.
Updated the grain-related books bibliography page.
26 Oct 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for cars 114, 174 Wandana, 205/Accident Van 8, 223/224, 225 and 175 Lincoln.
24 Oct 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for classes ENBA, ENOH and ENTO.
22 Oct 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for classes ENH, ENOF, ODN, X, XX and Y.
18 Oct 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for classes RPN, SN and YF.
Added image to the QX rolling stock page (with thanks to Graeme Westwood).
11 Oct 2009 Added new 1922 gradient diagram pages for Port Lincoln - Yeelanna, Yeelanna - Minnipa, Minnipa - Thevenard, Cummins - Kimba and Yeelanna - Mount Hope.
18 Oct 2009 Updated the Peninsula Pioneer where to buy page with the last few copies in captivity.
30 Sep 2009 Updated the HCN hopper wagons page.
23 Sep 2009 Updated the Port Lincoln Railway Museum page.
13 Sep 2009 Updated the Peninsula Pioneer errata page (car 114 Wandana history).
Updated the Port Lincoln Railway Museum page.
Updated the railway books and booklets bibliography page.
14 Jul 2009 Added rolling stock page and updated associated pages for class H 4-wheel bolster flats.
Updated the Peninsula Pioneer errata page (H class missed previously).
8 Jul 2009 Added the Winter 2009 Gallery page.
Updated the Port Lincoln diesels and Whyalla diesels pages.
Updated the Whyalla rolling stock page.
Updated the GWA overhauls at Port Lincoln page.
Updated the ENHG rolling stock page.
Updated the Eyre Peninsula books bibliography page.
16 May 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for classes FNC/FRN, MM, QX, SFN, TDS, TOW, TS, V and YY.
13 May 2009 Updated the railway periodicals, model railway periodicals and Eyre Peninsula books bibliography pages.
15 Mar 2009 Updated the Summer 2009 Gallery page with extra photos from Geoff Hann.
Updated the Whyalla diesels page (CK class).
7 Mar 2009 Added new Summer 2009 Gallery page, with thanks to Geoff Hann and Greg O'Brien for photos.
Updated the railway periodicals bibliography page.
Updated the Whyalla rolling stock page.
25 Jan 2009 Updated the Whyalla diesels page.
23 Jan 2009 Updated the Coffin Bay Tramway page with details and photo of the construction flats.
Updated the Port Lincoln diesels page.
22 Jan 2009 Added outline diagrams to rolling stock pages for classes A, C, CX, D, ENHG, HFN, HBN, HCN, HN, K, OJ, OSN, RN and VFN, also for ballast ploughs 1768 and 3326 and weighbridge test wagon 3280.
21 Jan 2009 Added a sitemap page.
10 Jan 2009 Updated details on many rolling stock pages. This information has come from various sources, but most recently supplemented with 1997 AN details from Chris Drymalik's Comrails site (thanks Chris!). Pages updated include the AHTF, CGN, ENBA, ENFL, ENFR, ENHB, ENHT, ENHV, ENOB, OGN/ENOG, ENOH, ENOJ, ENVA, EZOA, EZWL, EZZF, HAN and sand wagon pages.
17 Jul 2008 Added a page on the GWA overhauls at Port Lincoln (CK and 900 classes).
Updated the QR Locos at Port Lincoln page (new photo).
Updated the Whyalla diesels page.
Updated the ENHB (2nd) wagon detail page.
16 Apr 2008 Updated detail pages for C, CF and YY wagon classes.
Added photos to the OJ and PP wagon detail pages.
21 Mar 2008 Added / updated rolling stock detail pages for passenger and brakevan rolling stock classes. These pages are accessible via the Rolling Stock Lists menu under Port Lincoln Division.
17 Mar 2008 Added rolling stock detail pages for 'departmental' rolling stock classes. These pages are accessible via the Rolling Stock Lists menu under Port Lincoln Division.
Added new alphabetic class list to the Rolling Stock Lists menu.
28 Feb 2008 Added rolling stock class detail pages for almost all freight stock classes. These pages are accessible via the Rolling Stock Lists menu under Port Lincoln Division.
Updated the Peninsula Pioneer Errata page (page numbers 270, 278, 280 and 288).
12 Dec 2007 Added a page on the Port Lincoln centenary.
Updated the GWA freight rolling stock page.
Updated the bibliography pages for railway books and railway periodicals.
Added a new links page.
Added a Peninsula Memories errata page.
Added a where to buy Peninsula Memories page.
13 Oct 2007 Added details of new book Peninsula Memories.
Added details of the Port Lincoln Railway Centenary (18 Nov 2007).
Updated the QR Locos at Port Lincoln page.
Updated the Track Upgrade Project page.
Replaced photo of loco 1907 in Whyalla Diesels page.
3 Jun 2007 Updated the Bibliography (railway periodicals page).
26 May 2007 Added new page on the 2007 track relaying project (under Port Lincoln Div / Contemporary).
Added new page on QR locomotives at Port Lincoln (under Port Lincoln Div / Contemporary).
Added new December 2006 Gallery page (better late than never!). Thanks to Greg O'Brien for photo.
Added a new section on the Port Lincoln Railway Museum, including the events of History Week 2007.
Updated the Bibliography (railway periodicals page).
4 Mar 2007 Updated the Bibliography (Eyre Peninsula books page).
1 Mar 2007 Peninsula Pioneer is now out of print.
11 Feb 2007 Updated Port Lincoln diesels page (NJ class).
Updated the book Errata page (page number 320).
26 Nov 2006 Added new 'SAR/ANR/AN Departmental Stock' page.
23 Nov 2006 Added new 'SAR Freight Stock' page.
Updated the book Errata page (page number 287).
11 Nov 2006 Added End of the Line Hobbies (Victor Harbor) as retailer for Peninsula Pioneer.
29 Oct 2006 Added new 'ANR/AN Freight Stock' page, and detail page for YH wagon.
25 Oct 2006 Added new 'faces' images to the home page, with thanks to Bill Lewis, Richard Montgomery and Greg O'Brien.
21 Oct 2006 Added new 'ASR/ARG/GWA Freight Stock' page, and detail pages for ENHB and XNW wagons.
14 Oct 2006 Added new Port Lincoln Division 'rolling stock lists' and 'rolling stock types' menu items. Initially the 'SAR/AN Passenger and Brakevan' page is available, along with detail pages for several types of brakevans.
7 Oct 2006 Added Port Lincoln Division maps pages.
Added 'expatriates' page (from Minnipa web site, updated).
Expanded Port Lincoln Division background page, with thanks to Greg O'Brien for new image.
5 Oct 2006 Added Port Lincoln Division steam locomotives page (from Minnipa web site, updated).
18 Sep 2006 Updated the book Addenda page with new information on station brands.
13 Sep 2006 Updates to the book Errata page (page numbers 257, 268, 269 and 278), with thanks to David Parsons.
21 Aug 2006 Bibliography expanded to include all entries from Peninsula Pioneer plus additional entries, and Biography split into category pages.
1 Aug 2006 Added details of Ralph Holden's new book on locomotive 259.
Updated the book Errata page (page number 266).
11 Jul 2006 Updates to the book Errata page (page numbers ii, 307), with thanks once more to Tony Soar.
6 Jul 2006 Added the book Addenda page, including the derivation of the name Wandana.
30 Jun 2006 Updates to the book Errata page (page numbers 225, 242), with thanks to Tony Soar.
13 Jun 2006 Updated BHP Whyalla Steam Locomotives page with new photos and details of 1A, 3 and 4. Thanks to Peter Bruce for photos.
Updated BHP Whyalla Diesel Locomotives page with details of 532 and 852, and new photo of DE02. Thanks to Jason Lloyd and Martin Thobaven for photos.
Added Port Lincoln Division Safeworking and Loco 259 pages (from Minnipa web site, updated).
Added extra photos to the April-May 2006 Gallery page, with thanks to Ivan Marchant.
9 Jun 2006 Added two items to the Errata page (p. 36, p. 128), with thanks to John Knowles.
7 Jun 2006 Added Port Lincoln Division diesel locomotives, railcars and MICs pages (from Minnipa web site, updated).
28 May 2006 Updated BHP Whyalla Diesel Locomotives page with details of 2313, 1907, 844 and 847. Thanks to Greg O'Brien and Jason Lloyd for photos.
Added new April-May 2006 Gallery page. Thanks to John Dennis and Greg O'Brien for photos.
23 May 2006 Added YH rolling stock diagram.
18 May 2006 Added gypsum hopper trial page.
Added rolling stock diagrams for CGN, HAN and Yx classes.
Added railfan information page (from Minnipa web site, updated).
17 May 2006 Added yard diagrams for Kowulka and Tooligie.
16 May 2006 Added yard diagrams for Cummins, Kielpa and Wirrulla.
Updated list of retailers.
14 May 2006 Expanded site with new menu bar.
Added Book Launch page.
Added Errata page.
Added Stations-and-lines pages (from Minnipa web site, updated).
Added Mobile Fast Grain Loaders page.
Added BHP Tramways pages (from Minnipa web site, updated, and new Rolling Stock page added). All images previously used have been reworked, and many new images included.
Added Bibliography (from Minnipa web site, updated).