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The Sandfly



The first locomotive to enter service in the NT. The Sandfly, a Baldwin 0-4-0 built in 1886. Imported by C & E Miller to assist in their construction of the Palmerston - Pine Creek railway. S.A. railways purchased the engine upon completion of the contract and used it for shunting purposes on the Darwin wharf and terminal yards. Now (1994) in Port Augusta after being withdrawn from service in 1950. Now (1996) at Reswick (Australian National Railway Terminal in Adelaide) Parap Railway workshops.Unknown.Date:194

Year: 1947
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