These photos come from Bryan Blanchard, of the Pleasant Point Museum & Railway. Descriptions from his email.
Above: Ab 699 labelled as Ab 718, for the anniversary of the closing of the Fairlie Branch line on 2/3/1968 - line opened in 1884 - was a steam line to the end.
Ab 699, built by A & G Price in Thames in 1922 - the only Price Built Ab left - we bought from NZ Railways in 1970 for $600 - scrap valve then.
Our track gang working on our track = sleeper replacement.
Track repair work - Machine kindly bought to our site to pack and tamper the sleepers.
Interior of 1912 built carriage, A1142 - we are restoring at present - a long time job to finish.