Year Built 1916
Builder Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America.
Wheel Type 4-6-0T
Works Number 44358
Cylinders 9 x 12
Mill First Used at in Mackay Marian
ID Number or Name "512", 
Fate Scrapped in 1961.

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 Marian in 1924. The Baldwin locos were difficult to maintain and it was replaced by diesel locomotives around 1956-1957 and by 1961 had been scrapped.

Baldwin No. 412 at Marian Mill circa 1958 (John Browning Collection courtesy Lang Harvison)

References Browning, John, various Emails.

Browning, J. (1993). Cane tramways and locomotives of the Mirani Shire. Mirani, Qld.: Mirani Shire Council. (2011). Baldwin Locomotive Works. [online] Available at:  [Accessed 4 Feb. 2019]. (2019). War Department Light Railways. [online] Available at:  [Accessed 4 Feb. 2019].

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