Year Built 1935
Builder John Fowler & Co., Leeds, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.
Wheel Type 0-6-2T
Works number 20764
Cylinders 10 x 14
Mill First Used at in Mackay Pleystowe
ID Number or Name "No.8"
Fate Scrapped after 1977
History

 

Purchased by Pleystowe Mill in 1935 it served until the mid 1960's.

 

In 1968 it was plinthed in the Progress Association Park in Bucasia, Mackay. 

 

In 1977 it was removed for scrap.
 

Pleystowe No: 8 in the loco shed at Pleystowe Mill. 3 November 1966.
(courtesy Weston Langford Collection No. 108227)

The Fowler Loco in park at Bucasia in the early 1970's. (courtesy Jonathan Reichard)

Pleystowe No.8 at the Progress Association Park at Bucasia in the late 1970's.
(courtesy Pirie Collection)

References
BROWNING, John ; various emails
 

Australiansteam.com. (2019). Preserved Steam Locomotives Down Under - Fowler 20764. [online] Available at: http://www.australiansteam.com/Fowler20764.htm  [Accessed 10 Feb. 2019].

Westonlangford.com. (2019). Weston Langford - 108227: Pleystowe Mill No 8 Fowler 0-6-2T 20764 . [online] Available at: http://www.westonlangford.com/images/photo/108227/  [Accessed 10 Feb. 2019].


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