Laheys’ Canungra Tramway

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Laheys’ Canungra Tramway

By Robert K. Morgan, revised by Frank Stamford

ISBN 0 909340 40 4

This booklet describes Queensland’s largest timber tramway. It was originally published as a special edition of Light Railways, (No.54, Summer 1975-76).

The new publication is completely revised, with additional material, more photographs and maps, and a larger page size to give better presentation.

Laheys Canungra Tramway was a 3 ft 6 in gauge timber tramway in south-east Queensland which operated from about 1903 to the early 1930s. It used one B class Climax locomotive, and two A class and one B class Shay locomotives. The tramway ran through superb scenery, and included one tunnel through rock, and a 1 in 12-1/2 (8%) grade for over half a mile.To add more interest, it had a very basic T Ford railcar, an even more basic Commer railcar, and a home-made passenger car.

Soft cover, 32 pages plus 4 page card cover, A4 size, 26 photographs, 3 maps and 2 diagrams, references, and index.

Weight 230 g


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