The third in the series of New South Wales steam during the 1960’s features regions north of Newcastle, particularly the scenic New England area.
Other areas featured: Muswellbrook, Werris Creek to Glen Innes, the coastal route as far as Taree, the now closed section beyond Armidale and the former branches to Barraba and Merriwa.
More than a dozen loco classes are shown, including some of the last northern workings of the popular 35 class (NN) 4-6-0’s one of which, 3526 is now a working engine in preservation.
Locomotive classes include:
C30, C30T, C32, C35, C36, C38, D50, Standard Goods, AD60 (Garratt), Z12, Z17 & Z19.
Cover photo and most archive film: John Ward
Total running time – 1hr 17min.