R Class 4-6-4 Loco R711

  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 111578 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 23 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : David Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : Good Friday, Easter 2000, and oil-burning R711 waits at Spencer Street station to depart with a special to Wodonga, to meet 3801 and 3830 from Sydney.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 75635 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 23 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R711 at Benalla being watered.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 96687 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 23 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R711 at Benalla being watered. Notice the double funnel, added when the loco was converted to oil-burning in 1999.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 164350 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 23 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R711 at Benalla being watered. Notice the double funnel, added when the loco was converted to oil-burning in 1999.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 125745 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : David Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : The unusual double funnel of R711 is very obvious in this photo, taken at a photo stop at Euroa on the occasion of the visit of double 38s to Victoria for Easter 2000.


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=R711 131155 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 21 Apr 2000, catalogued 14 May 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R711 prepares to uncouple from her train which she has piloted from Seymour conjunction withR761train engine and in parallel with 3830 and 3801 on the narrow gauge (well, standard, actually!)


  • Image : dir=vic/Rclass/ page=index 100075 bytes, 800x600 pixels
  • Date : 24 Apr 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : colour print
  • Description : R711 has shunted off the train, and runs around, while R761 waits to also be released for a similar move.


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