Year Built 1922
Builder Avonside Engine Company, Bristol, England.
Wheel Type 0-4-0T
Works number 1910
Cylinders 8 1/2 x 12
Mill First Used at in Mackay Farleigh 
ID Number or Name Unknown
Fate Sold or scrapped c. 1971.
History

One of two Avonsides purchased by Farleigh Mill (other one was 1909 of 1922.)  In 1927 was sent to Racecourse Mill until replaced by Diesel locomotives in the early 1960's.  Was sold or scrapped after 1971.
 

Avonside No 1910 of 1922 at Racecourse Sugar Mill, Mackay. 20 September 1963
 (courtesy John Browning Collection)

The Avonside at Racecourse Mill sitting abandoned. 3 November 1966.
 (Weston Langford Collection No: 108231)
References BROWNING, John ; various emails

Australiansteam.com. (2017). Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under - Andrew Barclay 1419. [online] Available at: http://www.australiansteam.com/Avonside1909.htm  [Accessed 7 Feb. 2019].

 

B, J., profile, V., B, J., B, J., B, J., B, J. and B, J. (2016). Trainrover. [online] Trainrover.blogspot.com. Available at: http://trainrover.blogspot.com/  [Accessed 8 Feb. 2019].

 

Westonlangford.com. (2019). Weston Langford - 108231: Racecourse Mill Stored 0-4-0T+T . [online] Available at: https://www.westonlangford.com/images/photo/108231/  [Accessed 8 Feb. 2019].
 


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