Year Built 1910
Builder Hunslet Engine Company, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Works Number 1026
Wheel Type 0-4-2T
Cylinders 7 x 12
Mill First Used at in Mackay Pleystowe
ID Number or Name "SEAFORTH", "7 SEAFORTH"
Fate Privately owned Mount Pleasant, Mackay QLD
History

Locomotive was delivered in 1910 to Kalamia Mill near Ayr as "Seaforth". It was sold to Pleystowe Mill in 1935 and operated as "7 Seaforth". It was withdrawn from service sometime prior to 1963 when it was plinthed in the yards of Pleystowe Mill. It was removed and placed in storage until sold to Peter Ford in 2003.
 

"Seaforth" plinthed at Pleystowe 20 September 1963. (John Browning Collection)

"Seaforth" plinthed in the front gardens of Pleystowe Mill, 3 November 1966
(Weston Langford Collection, No. 108226)

References

 

Australiansteam.com. (2018). Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under - Hunslet 1026. [online] Available at: http://www.australiansteam.com/hunslet1026.htm  [Accessed 3 Feb. 2019].

Browning, John. various emails.

 

Browning, J. (2011). Preserved Australian sugar cane locomotives. [online] Lrrsa.org.au. Available at: http://www.lrrsa.org.au/LRR_SGRc.htm [Accessed 2 Feb. 2019].

 

Westonlangford.com. (2019). Weston Langford - 108226: Pleystowe Mill No 7 Seaforth 0-4-2T Hunslet 1026-1910. [online] Available at: http://www.westonlangford.com/images/photo/108226/  [Accessed 3 Feb. 2019].

 


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