|Builder||John Fowler & Co., Leeds, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.|
|Cylinders||9 1/2 x 14|
|Mill First Used at in Mackay||Racecourse|
|ID Number or Name||"No.1"|
|Fate||Stored at a private site in Virginia, Brisbane, Queensland.|
This loco commenced service at Racecourse Mill in Mackay. Replaced by diesels in the 1960's it was stored till moved to Mulherin Park at the Mackay Outer Harbour in 1971. (Presumable to replace the Fowler No. 15934 which had been removed by then.)
The Locomotive was purchased circa 2006 by a private owner and the tender was sold separately and was last known to be residing near Marian Mill. The locomotive was moved to Brisbane an stored at at site at Kallangur/Murrumba Downs. In 2007 it was sold again and was located at a site in Virginia, Brisbane.
The loco was moved to
Mulherin Park at the Mackay Outer Harbour in 1971. Notice the side tanks
have been removed. Image taken circa mid 1970's.
A Postcard from the late 1970's of the loco in Mulherin Park. It was a great piece of playground equipment. It was painted numerous times in its 25 years at the park,
The Fowler lying at a site in Virginia,
Brisbane. 30 March 2014.
(courtesy trainrover.blogspot.com/2014/08 retrieved 09 February 2019.)
BROWNING, John ; various emails
B, J., profile, V. and B, J. (2014). Trainrover. [online] Trainrover.blogspot.com. Available at: http://trainrover.blogspot.com/2014/08/ [Accessed 9 Feb. 2019].