Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Three more from Pleasant Point

 All photos and captions by Bryan Blanchard, Pleasant Point Museum & Railway.

Ford Model T rail car, RM 4. Replica built up from the original NZR plans - 2 were built by NZ railways in 1925, ran for a few years on 2 Southland branch lines, replacing passenger trains, not successful and were scrapped by 1931.

Above and below:  Tr 18, towing D 16,  steam locomotive & carriages.

Just a note: I've also added ten more photos by Bryan to the Christchurch Trams post.

1 comment:

  1. What a brilliant railway. Great admiration for the work done by so many volunteers. A must to visit for any railfan or tourist. Good on you Bryan. Mike