|Builder||Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.|
|Cylinders||9 x 12|
|Mill First Used at in Mackay||Racecourse|
|ID Number or Name||"No. 5"|
|Fate||Operational at Dreamworld on Gold Coast.|
Built in 1916 for the British War department for use on the Western Front in France and Belgium during World War One. After the war was stored as war surplus material in various places around the United Kingdom. Many were sold overseas after the war.
This particular locomotive arrived in Racecourse Mill in 1917?. It is unknown when it was taken out of service. In 1972 it was sold to Bruce MacDonald at the Goulburn Steam Museum in NSW till about early 1974.
In the late 1970's the theme park "Dreamworld"
was being constructed on the Gold Coast at Coomera. The loco was
purchased and extensively rebuilt and was ready for the opening in 1981.
The loco was converted to oil firing and converted from 4-6-0T to 4-6-0
A sad looking Baldwin
No. 5 at Racecourse Mill after being taken out of service some years
before. Taken 3 November 1966.
The Baldwin, now the Dreamworld Express at Dreamworld on the Gold Coast
(courtesy Facebook, Dreamworld Australia, 14 May 2016)
Browning, John, various
Westonlangford.com. (2019). Weston Langford - 108232: Racecourse Mill Stored Baldwin 4-6-0T 45215-1910 . [online] Available at: http://www.westonlangford.com/images/photo/108232/ [Accessed 6 Feb. 2019].
En.wikipedia.org. (2011). Baldwin
Locomotive Works. [online] Available at:
[Accessed 4 Feb. 2019].