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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.

Aerial photo of the QR Rockhampton Workshops in 1996

Monday 13 April 2015 14:04 PM
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QR mosaic 'Rainbow Serpent' by Norman Birrell

Monday 13 April 2015 14:05 PM
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Collection of souvenir railway tickets for the inaugural electric train service in Queensland

Monday 13 April 2015 14:05 PM
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German A7V tank 'Mephisto' on temporary display at Ipswitch

Monday 13 April 2015 14:05 PM
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Rubber gap filling strips cover rail flangeways in the public area

Monday 13 April 2015 14:06 PM
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Rubber gap filling strips cover rail flangeways in the public area

Monday 13 April 2015 14:06 PM
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Restored QR railcar RM 2034 in the heritage workshops area

Monday 13 April 2015 14:06 PM
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Clyde builders plate for GL8C locomotive 63-278

Monday 13 April 2015 14:07 PM
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Clyde and Comeng locomotive builders plates

Monday 13 April 2015 14:07 PM
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Scale model of what looks to be a QR suburban prototype EMU

Monday 13 April 2015 14:08 PM
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Miniature electric staff machine

Monday 13 April 2015 14:08 PM
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Cab of QR locomotive 1710 converted into a train simulator, beside miscellaneous railway signage

Monday 13 April 2015 14:30 PM
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'Town Water - Don't Waste' sign beside a tap

Monday 13 April 2015 14:37 PM
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Bike racks hidden away under the Dining Hall

Monday 13 April 2015 14:38 PM
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Collection of railway miscellany inside the main display hall

Monday 13 April 2015 14:57 PM
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Lego version of QR's Redbank Workshops

Monday 13 April 2015 14:58 PM
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Dual coupler, with the screw coupler hanging below the knuckle coupler

Monday 13 April 2015 14:59 PM
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Knuckle coupler in the open position

Monday 13 April 2015 15:00 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

Monday 13 April 2015 15:00 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!

Monday 13 April 2015 15:01 PM
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Wash basin from a QR sleeping carriage

Monday 13 April 2015 15:02 PM
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Date punch used to stamp rail tickets

Monday 13 April 2015 15:02 PM
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2 foot gauge 0-6-2T steam locomotive 'Flash'

Monday 13 April 2015 15:05 PM
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QR 1281 aka 'Century' in the gold Centenary livery

Monday 13 April 2015 15:07 PM
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