Q Open Wagon

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Class Q
Vehicle type Bogie wooden open wagon
First introduced 1904
To Port Lincoln 1908
Ex Port Lincoln 1968
Load capacity 22 tons (1964: 24 tons)
Number on Eyre Peninsula 1
Vehicle number Q3316

Built 1904 as open wagon. To Port Lincoln Aug 1908. Sides removed c.1960, used to convey departmental furniture containers. To accident train 18 Mar 1966 to convey sleepers and rails. Condemned 22 Nov 1968.

Q3316 in its guise as a furniture container flat. It is seen at Port Lincoln, coupled to two Fageol trailers. Photo: NRM Archives

Q3316 at Port Lincoln, July 1967. By this late date it was mounted on one archbar bogie and one plate frame bogie, and was used in the accident train. Photo: Alex Grunbach