Weelabarrabak - Image Gallery
The 2-car diesel set of 401 and 500 class trailer sit at the terminating platform at the end of the branchline from Weelabarrabak. A couple of locals are on the platform to see off their family and friends as they leave for the 'big smoke'.
Dirty 4201 contrasts with clean 4814 as they thunder past the golf course on the outskirts of Weelabarrabak with a general goods train. The 42 is a modified and weathered Lima model and the 48 is from Powerline.
The grazing cattle are undisturbed by 8040 in Bi-Centennial livery and NR23 as they rumble over the steel girder bridge river crossing with a container train. 8040 is a handpainted and decalled Bergs kit.
Tuscan liveried 4461 and 4871 lead a steel train through Weelabarrabak Station. The 44 is a modified Lima model with an Athearn chassis and the 48 is from Powerline. The station buildings are all scratchbuilt.
4814 spots a single FRH cement wagon at Mick's Concrete, aided by the shunter in the safety-yellow coat. The 48 is from Powerline and the wagon is a detailed and weathered AR kits model by John Nash. The cement plant is an IMC models kit built and modified by Martin Nash.
Candy coloured 47 class locos 4712 and 4703 run light engine past the Weelabarrabak golf course. Both locos were scratchbuilt and painted by Doug Wonson.
4461 squeals to a halt at Weelabarrabak Station with an air-conditioned Daylight passenger service. The passenger cars are Casula Hobbies RUB set kits, the TRC wagons are Silvermaz models kits.
Austrac loco 4814 is shut down in the goods siding at Weelabarrabak. The detailed Powerline model has been hand-painted and decalled by Doug Wonson.
Standard goods 50 class loco 5133 takes on coal at Weelabarrabak loco in between duties as yard shunter. 5133 is a DJH kit painted and weathered by John Nash.
Green-liveried 4901 is on duty as yard shunter at Weelabarrabak as it propels a louvre wagon towards the local industries. 4901 is a Bergs Hobbies kit built and hand-painted by Doug Wonson.
Austrac loco 4814 is in charge of a short container service as it rolls through Weelabarrabak Station.
6042 hauls a load of the 'black diamond' through Weelabarrabak. Garratt 6042 is a DJH kit assembled by Doug Wonson and the BCH coal wagons are from AR kits.
Consecutively numbered Ready Power locos 9024 and 9023 thunder through Weelabarrabak Station with a block coal train. Both locos are scratchbuilt by Doug Wonson and run on Athearn chassis.
The passing of 8019 raises no interest as it heads a load of perishable wagons out of Weelabarrabak. In the background a couple of wagons are ready to be collected from the cement plant by the yard shunter and will be added to the afternoon pick-up goods train.
A string of BBW ballast wagons sit with a plough van and brake van in the Goods siding at Weelabarrabak. The BBW's are by AR kits and the BBP is a Hanovale kit. The backdrop was hand drawn and painted.