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208-1-0169 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #28, built by Vickers Metropolitan Electrical Co. England in 1924 was the only 3'6" gauge electric locomotive in WA until 1990, it was owned and operated by the State Electricity Commission to shunt coal waggons at the East Perth power station siding. It has 600 horsepower and operated at 600 volts DC. It was donated to the Museum in 1972.
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208-1-0268 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #6, Es class Pacific 4-6-2 steam engine Es 308 built by the Vulcan Foundry in 1901 as an E class, once superheated the classes became Es, ES 308 was the one of the last of the class in service and travelled over 1.25 million miles, it was donated to the Museum in 1972.
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208-1-0362 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #15, Pm class Pacific 4-6-2 steam engine Pm 701, class leader of thirty five such units built by North British Locomotive Co. Introduced in 1950, the class lasted until 1971.
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208-1-0463 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #16, U class Pacific 4-6-2 oil burning steam engine U 655, one of fourteen units built by North British Locomotive Co. in 1942 for war service in North Africa, but never deployed. Introduced in 1947, U 655 spent eighteen months being the Bassendean shunter before being condemned in 1970 and donated to the Museum in 1972.
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208-1-0564 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #5, P class Pacific 4-6-2 steam engine P 508, one of ten superheated units built by North British Locomotive Co. in 1923 and entered service as P 448 in 1925, it was renumbered P 508 in 1947 and was withdrawn in 1968 and condemned in 1969 being finally donated to the Museum in 1971.
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208-1-0662 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #14, Pr class Pacific 4-6-2 steam engine Pr 521 'Ashburton', one of ten units built by WAGR Midland workshops in 1937 as class leader Pr 138 'Ashburton' and renumbered to 521 in 1946. Pr 521 'Ashburton' was also the first of the class to be withdrawn in 1969 and then condemned in 1970 and donated to the Museum in 1971.
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208-1-0764 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #14, Pr class Pacific 4-6-2 steam engine Pr 521 'Ashburton', one of ten units built by WAGR Midland workshops in 1937 as class leader Pr 138 'Ashburton' and renumbered to 521 in 1946. Pr 521 'Ashburton' was also the first of the class to be withdrawn in 1969 and then condemned in 1970 and donated to the Museum in 1971.
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208-1-0863 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #21, C class Mikado 2-8-2 steam engine V 1220, one of twenty four locomotives built for Beyer Peacock by Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn Ltd under contract. V 1220 enter service in 1956 and was withdrawn in 1971 and donated to the Museum in 1972.
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208-1-0964 viewsBassendean, Rail Heritage WA Museum, exhibit #, X class leader diesel electric unit X 1001 'Yalagonga' which employed an 2-DO-2 wheel arrangement with 1200 horse power from a Crossley V8 two stroke diesel prime mover.
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