Useful Links

Eyre Peninsula Railway Links

Peninsula Pioneer Sister website to this one, with extensive details on the railways of Eyre Peninsula.
Pichi Richi Railway Pichi Richi operate tourist trains between Quorn and Port Augusta. Their impressive collection includes many items of rolling stock which previously ran on Eyre Peninsula.
BHP Port Lincoln Operations Nic Doncaster's pages include details of this now-removed private 'tramway' (actually a heavy-haul operation).

Model Railway Links

Dutton Bay Tramway The DBT is an HO scale 9mm gauge model railway, constructed jointly by John Dennis and myself over the past thirty years. While freelanced, the model bears a strong resemblance to the Port Lincoln Division of the South Australian Railways.
Eyre Peninsula Division (1)
Eyre Peninsula Division (2)
Ralph Holden's large-scale outdoor model (3/8 inch to the foot scale on O gauge track) is an inspiration to all SAR narrow gauge modellers. It is featured here in this website, and also in the Toenail Ridge Shortline website.

Model Railway Suppliers and Resources Links

Hollywood Foundry Hollywood have a large range of mechanisms suitable for narrow gauge locomotives and railcars.
Model Etch A large range of detail components for SA rolling stock, and an underframe kit for SAR narrow gauge X and Y wagons.
MagIndex You know you've read a relevant article but can't remember where? Tony Soar's MagIndex is the answer.
SAR Model Co A large range of decals and some SAR rolling stock.
Steam Era Models SEM supply narrow gauge wheelsets, as well as bogies and rolling stock kits which can easily be adapted for SAR narrow gauge.

Research Links

Inprotrans (now Refreshing Memories) A vast collection of SAR, CR and AN plans and diagrams are available from Inprotrans.
National Railway Museum The NRM (formerly Port Dock Station Museum) website includes detailed listings of SAR narrow gauge goods rolling stock (downloadable).
Comrails and SAR Rolling Stock Chris Drymalik's excellent site includes extensive listings of SAR and CR narrow gauge rolling stock.
State Library of South Australia Includes the Mortlock Library South Australiana photographic collection.
National Library of Australia  
SA Track and Signal Graham Vincent's site with details of current South Australian lines.
Wilson Vineyard Includes indexes to South Australian Railways' Weekly Notices and to SA articles in Railway Transportation magazine.
South Australian Placenames Details of every recorded geographic name in South Australia.

Other Links of Interest

Modelling the Railways of SA Convention These annual conventions (and the accompanying printed notes) are a goldmine of information on South Australian railways.
Johnny's Pages Very interesting pages on the SAR at Jamestown (in narrow gauge days) and in the South East.
Locopage John Cleverdon's coverage of current locomotives around Australia. There is also an archive copy of his all-time diesel and electric locomotives listing available.
Australian Model Railway Magazine Australia's leading model railway magazine.

Last updated 25 Jan 2016