44 Class Co-Co diesel electric

These locomotives were built by A.E.Goodwin of Sydney to the US-based Alco design, and followed the successful introduction of a similar model on the SAR (the 930 class, q.v.). They entered service from mid-1957, and saw service on almost all main lines in the state.

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 160495 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 31 Jan 1981, catalogued 15 Apr 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11624
  • Description : An unknown 44 class, the mainstay of the Main North, climbs to Wallarobba tunnel with the North Coast Daylight, and the ARHS ACT Div sleeping car TAM1947 attached.


  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 92233 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 31 Jan 1981, catalogued 15 Apr 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11628
  • Description : The same unknown 44 class somewhere on the Main North with the North Coast Daylight, and the ARHS ACT Div sleeping car TAM1947 attached.


4402

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/../81class/ page=index 39444 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : Dec 1988, catalogued 15 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 17644
  • Description : While attending a conference in Sydney (ASWEC-88), I spotted these locos shunting at Central. It was my first glimpse of an 81 class. Unfortunately it was also a bit gloomy ...


4411

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 99568 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 31 Jan 1981, catalogued 15 Apr 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11640
  • Description : 4411 hauls a southbound goods across the ? River at Sawtell, watched by the photographer's son.


4433

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 75750 bytes, pixels
  • Date : 13 May 1978, catalogued 22 Apr 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 6970
  • Description : A bright autumn day in Canberra, and 6029 heads off to Michelago with a "Picnic to Michelago" special, while 4433 waits to shunt her oil train.


4434

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 185667 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Nov 1981, catalogued 04 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11871
  • Description : 4434 runs light engine from Broadmeadow to collect the midday Flyer. But wait a minute! Whatarethey stocking in that second warehouse?


  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 167789 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Nov 1981, catalogued 04 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11872
  • Description : 4434 shunting the ACT ARHS carriage set at Newcastle.


  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 179687 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Nov 1981, catalogued 04 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11873
  • Description : 4434 shunting the ACT ARHS carriage set at Newcastle.


4441

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 89330 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Oct 1979, catalogued 22 Nov 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Ektachrome, slide number 7986
  • Description : Darth Vader eat your heart out! The force is with 4441's marker lights as they slice through the night, pulling away from Goulburn station with the Spirit of Progress. Has to be one of my favourite diesel shots (if there is such a thing: but see alsoD-944-1).


4458

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 83990 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Jul 1981, catalogued 02 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11838
  • Description : 4458 shunts the Canberra platform. In the background can be seen the AUPT mock-up car, and steam loco3102.


  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 55028 bytes, pixels
  • Date : Jul 1981, catalogued 02 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11839
  • Description : 4458 shunts the Canberra platform. Behind the shunted car can be seen the old Canberra Goods Shed and Arnotts siding.


4461

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 129700 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 23 Apr 2002, catalogued 02 Jan 2004
  • Photographer : Stewart Hughes
  • Medium : email digital image
  • Description : Stewart writes:
    Taken yesterday this is 4461, a 44 class belonging to the Hunter Valley Railway Trust. We get some pretty obscure visitors to Rozelle Yard! I would have thought tat their emblem should at least be a bunch of grapes.


4463

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 106635 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : Oct 2001, catalogued 28 Dec 2001
  • Photographer : Stewart Hughes
  • Medium : email digital image
  • Description : A somewhat derelict 44 class in Rozelle Yard.


4473

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 183090 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 20 Jan 2001, catalogued 04 Aug 2001
  • Photographer : David Taylor
  • Medium : email digital image
  • Description : 4473 (static exhibit) rests in the sun at the Lachlan Valley Railway.


4488

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 126042 bytes, pixels
  • Date : May 1978, catalogued 22 Apr 1998
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome 64, slide number 6935
  • Description : A pair of 44s struggle up Bundanoon bank with a "wheatie". Note the green swath immediately in front of 4488, generated by germinating wheat spilled from previous wheaties!


4490

  • Image : dir=nsw/44class/ page=index 39100 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 06 Apr 2007, catalogued 06 May 2007
  • Photographer : barry
  • Medium : email, image location /home/ajh/Pictures/Trains/100_1047.JPG
  • Description : 4490 and 4520 on a special at Grafton on Good Friday 2007, with the Brisbane-Sydney XPT (running 2 hrs late) in the platform.


This page maintained by John Hurst.
Copyright
4563 accesses since
17 Sep 2006
My PhotoMy PhotoTrain Photo

Dynamically generated at 20090703:0229 from an XML file modified on 20070506:1426.
Maintainer use only; not generally accessible: Local ServerHome ServerHurst ServerWork ServerCSSE Server