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Workshops Rail Museum

Located in the former Queensland Rail railway workshops at Ipswich, the Workshops Rail Museum houses a vast collection of railway related displays, as well as an adjoining workshop for the maintenance and restoration of the QR heritage fleet.

Check-in discs for employees, once found in the Timekeepers Office

13 April 2015 15:19 PM
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Plaque on a sandstone plinth, previous used to hold the steam driven line shafting

13 April 2015 15:16 PM
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Plaque marking the centenary of the Ipswich Railway Workshops in 1985

13 April 2015 15:16 PM
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Timekeepers office at the entrance to the Ipswich Railway Workshops

13 April 2015 15:14 PM
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Screw coupler in position inside the knuckle coupler on a Queensland Rail loco

13 April 2015 15:12 PM
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Decommissioned CTC panel from the Brisbane suburban area

Rocklea, Moolabin, Lytton, Lindum and Salisbury feature

13 April 2015 15:10 PM
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Rear view of a decommissioned CTC panel from the Brisbane suburban area

13 April 2015 15:09 PM
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QR 1281 aka 'Century' in the gold Centenary livery

13 April 2015 15:07 PM
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2 foot gauge 0-6-2T steam locomotive 'Flash'

13 April 2015 15:05 PM
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Date punch used to stamp rail tickets

13 April 2015 15:02 PM
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Wash basin from a QR sleeping carriage

13 April 2015 15:02 PM
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Knuckle coupler in the closed position, with the pin dropped

This coupler isn't going to open again until you lift the locking pin!

13 April 2015 15:01 PM
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Knuckle coupler in the closed position, but with the 'pin' still up

This coupler can still be opened, as the locking pin hasn't dropped in place

13 April 2015 15:00 PM
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Knuckle coupler in the open position

13 April 2015 15:00 PM
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Dual coupler, with the screw coupler hanging below the knuckle coupler

13 April 2015 14:59 PM
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Lego version of QR's Redbank Workshops

13 April 2015 14:58 PM
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Collection of railway miscellany inside the main display hall

13 April 2015 14:57 PM
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Bike racks hidden away under the Dining Hall

13 April 2015 14:38 PM
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'Town Water - Don't Waste' sign beside a tap

13 April 2015 14:37 PM
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Cab of QR locomotive 1710 converted into a train simulator, beside miscellaneous railway signage

13 April 2015 14:30 PM
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Miniature electric staff machine

13 April 2015 14:08 PM
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Scale model of what looks to be a QR suburban prototype EMU

13 April 2015 14:08 PM
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Clyde and Comeng locomotive builders plates

13 April 2015 14:07 PM
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Clyde builders plate for GL8C locomotive 63-278

13 April 2015 14:07 PM
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