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R Class 4-6-4 Loco R707

  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 59635 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : April 1989, catalogued
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R707 in classic pose


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 130651 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : April 1989, catalogued 25 Mar 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour prinnt
  • Description : R707 at Berribank, on way to Maroona


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 58763 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : April 1989, catalogued
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : R707 at Maroona


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 63046 bytes, 685x503 pixels
  • Date : April 1973, catalogued
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : PCD-01/096
  • Description : On a parallel run with NSW locos 3801 and 3820 during Easter 1973, R707 shows that she is no slouch, and that the North British built Hudson class locos warrant direct comparison with the Australian made Pacifics. Indeed, the two classes of locos saw very similar service, built for express passenger work, but in many cases serving out their days until the very end of steam in goods traffic.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 98654 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : April 1992, catalogued 25 Mar 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : R707 runs past the old loco water dam at Cressy.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 68076 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 1 Apr 1995, catalogued
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : Beautiful engine, beautiful station. R707, "City of Melbourne", framed by the verandah and platform of the Maryborough Railway Station.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 73077 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : Apr 1992, catalogued
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : R707 crosses the Mount Emu Creek during a photostop on the occasion of an ARHS special "Maroona both ways", April 1992. This bridge now carries a standard gauge track for the Melbourne-Adelaide link.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 61668 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : Apr 1992, catalogued 29 Aug 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : R707 on bridge(2)


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 71371 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 1 Apr 1995, catalogued 29 Aug 1997
  • Photographer : Barbara Hurst
  • Medium : personal photograph
  • Description : The author poses with a backdrop of The City of Melbourne


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 115107 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 1 Apr 1995 (catalogued 9 Oct 1997
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium :
  • Description : Yet another close-up of those fascinating SCOA-P wheels (Steel Company of Australia, F C Paynter, designer)


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 47390 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Apr 1973, catalogued 8 Jan 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Easter 1973, slide number 2345
  • Description : The train is a'rocking, don't come a'knocking ... but I still tried to catch R707 in flagrente delicto ! I'm claiming that the camera shake is not my fault, but it might just have been -- I was pretty excited by the whole event!!


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 66790 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Apr 1973, catalogued 01 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2344
  • Description : another parallel running shot showing R707 in full swing.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 69012 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Apr 1973, catalogued 03 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2452
  • Description : R707 climbing Warrenheip Bank, with D3-639 out of sight in the rear, banking. While 639 herself is out of sight, her smoke is definitely not!


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 81836 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 1973, catalogued 04 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2453
  • Description : R707 climbing Warrenheip Bank, near Ballarat.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 86507 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 1973, catalogued 05 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2455
  • Description : R707 climbing Warrenheip Bank.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 87164 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 Apr 1973, catalogued 30 May 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2376
  • Description : R707 during the Easter Steam Festival, 1973


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 62892 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 11 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18524
  • Description : R707 crossing the Moorabool viaduct, near Geelong, on its way to Maroona.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 85621 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 11 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18525
  • Description : R707 crossing the Moorabool viaduct, near Geelong, on its way to Maroona.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 85455 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 11 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18526
  • Description : R707 crossing the Moorabool viaduct, near Geelong, on its way to Maroona.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 71529 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 18 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18527
  • Description : R707 approaching Cressy, on its way to Maroona.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 94492 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 18 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18531
  • Description : R707 approaching Cressy, on its way to Maroona. It was at this spot that I lost a pair of spectacles, which were literally blown off my face! You can how fierce the wind was, from the rapid dissipation of the smoke.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 48180 bytes, 400x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 18 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18533
  • Description : R707 approaching Berrybank. Compare this picture, taken in broad gauge days, with 3830+3801-7


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 86419 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 18 Jun 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18534
  • Description : R707 approaching Berrybank. Compare this picture, taken in broad gauge days, with 3830+3801-7


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 84294 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 23 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18535
  • Description : R707 approaching Berrybank. Compare this picture, taken in broad gauge days, with 3830+3801-7


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 104117 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 23 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18536
  • Description : R707 absolutely resplendent at Berrybank


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 98571 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 23 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18538
  • Description : R707 poses on the photogenic bridge over Mount Emu Creek


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 72203 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 23 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18539
  • Description : A close up of R707 on the Mount Emu Creek viaduct


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 75775 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 23 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18542
  • Description : Yet another view of R707 on the Mount Emu Creek viaduct


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 84639 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 30 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18543
  • Description : like R707-1, R707 shows her clean lines at a photo run over Mount Emu Creek viaduct.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 100960 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 30 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18546
  • Description : Taken from the top of a mullock heap from old Ararat gold diggings, this photo shows R707 making a fair show of black smoke at the Langi Logan crossing loop.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 77780 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 30 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18547
  • Description : The Ararat yard has been steadily stripped of its railway assets, and is now but a shadow of its former self. But worse is to come with the standard gauge, and the disconnection of the broad gauge line to Ballarat, along which R707 is about to be one of the last steam locos to traverse ...


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 97531 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 04 Apr 1992, catalogued 30 Jul 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 18551
  • Description : R707 being watered at Beaufort, another station which has almost all of its railway assets, in preparation for the coming standard gauge ... which will bypass it completely.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 55922 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 Apr 1973, catalogued 01 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2330
  • Description : Easter 1973 and during the weekend, R707 and 3801 make a parallel run to Seymour and return. Here they are on the return trip, with lots of people, and lots of smoke.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 74987 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 Apr 1973, catalogued 30 May 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2413
  • Description : During the Easter Steam Festival 1973, R707 and 3820 make a parallel run to Seymour and return. Here they are on the return trip, climbing towards Heathcote Junction.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R707 118479 bytes, 711x501 pixels
  • Date : 19 Apr 1973, catalogued 20 Feb 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodak Photo CD
  • Description : R707, 3820 and 3801 steam past a humungous photo line in the Benalla yards.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 84140 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Apr 1973, catalogued 01 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2441
  • Description : Near Wallace somewhere


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 66264 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Apr 1973, catalogued 01 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2446
  • Description : Near Wallace somewhere


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 74951 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 Apr 1973, catalogued 15 Jan 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Trains crossing at Rockbank (?), slide number 2420
  • Description : Same occasion as D3-639-5 , and now we can see not only R707, but the train she was waiting for, hauled by a pair of A class diesels.


  • Image : dir=nsw/38class/ page=3820 111213 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 April 1973, catalogued 01 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2386
  • Description : New South Wales Government Railways C-38 class 3820 and Victorian Railways R-class 707 on a parallel run on the main North-Eastern line out of Melbourne, climbing towards Heathcote Junction. The leftmost track is standard gauge, while the right two tracks are broad gauge (5'3"). The occasion was the Easter Steam Festival in 1973, when two 38 class visited Victoria for the first time since the opening of the standard gauge line to Melbourne in 1963.


  • Image : dir=nsw/38class/ page=3820 80513 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 22 Apr 1973, catalogued 02 May 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 2372
  • Description : 3820 and R707 show their paces in parallel running over the Great Dividing Range near Broadford north of Melbourne during the Easter Steam Festival, 1973.


  • Image : dir=nsw/38class/ page=3820 bytes, pixels
  • Date : PCD-01/099, catalogued 02 May 1998
  • Photographer : 81039 bytes, 678x500 pixels
  • Medium : PCD-01/?
  • Description : John Hurst], [Ektachrome/Photo CD], [3820 and R707 climb towards the non-existent Heathcote Junction. This is the Photo CD rendition of the previous image, scanned directly from the slide. You will notice the extra detail.


  • Image : dir=nsw/38class/ page=3820 bytes, pixels
  • Date : PCD-01/100, catalogued 02 May 1998
  • Photographer : 106982 bytes, 695x503 pixels
  • Medium : PCD-01/?
  • Description : John Hurst], [Ektachrome/Photo CD], [3820 and R707 north of Broadford.


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