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Posted: Fri 28/04/2017
Sadly, due to the failure of our steam engine Bill today, the Semaphore train will not be running for the final 3 days of the 2016/17 season.  The train will resume running for the next season, at the end of September.



Posted: Sat 8/04/2017

New Release in the Museum Shop

– Soft cover book “Railway Stories from the Cornish Triangle 1920 - 1955”

$12

Compiled and edited By Daniel Hall

 

"Railway Stories from the Cornish Triangle 1920 - 1955" covers stories and events of the railway line through Kadina, Wallaroo and Moonta in South Australia, beginning at the change from narrow gauge to broad in the 1920s, to the first glimpse of modern trains in the mid 1950s. Stories of amusement, tragedy, celebration, lucky escapes, large feats and acts of heroism provide an interesting glimpse of what life was like on the railways of the Cornish Triangle in the first half of the 20th Century."

 

 



 » Shop_Railway_Stories_Daniel_Hall.pdf  [2.84MB]




Posted: Sat 8/04/2017

Release of our new Vintage Line - ceramic mugs

Engraved illustration - five engines billowing coloured smoke - red, green, yellow, aqua and purple. Wrap around design

SAR logo, design is duplicated - front and back

$9.50 Each

 

 



 » Shop_mugs_SAR_and_Engraved_loco.pdf  [628kb]




Posted: Tue 14/03/2017

SALE mug and stubbie holder



 » SALE_Shop_mug_and_stubbie_holder.pdf  [305kb]




Posted: Fri 24/03/2017

SALE book "Tales from A Railway Odyssey" by Keith A Smith

 

The Shop has managed to get a small supply of this book: "Tales from A Railway Odyssey" by Keith A Smith

Hard cover - 7 only in stock at $15

Soft cover - 20 in stock at $10

Keith A Smith A.M., O.B.E., B.E, was born at Orange, NSW, in 1915 and was employed as an Apprentice Fitter and Turner at the Eveleigh Railway Workshops in Sydney. He was named as Apprentice of the Year in 1934 and in  1936 was awarded two scholarships........... During the war years he was associated the Beaufort aircraft production and became Deputy works Manager of the Australian Cruiser Tank Project......he was appointed Chief Mechanical Engineer of the Commonwealth Railways........ In 1960 he became Commissioner of the Comonwealth Railways ....... He retired in 1981...  



 » SALE_Shop_Book_Tales_from_A_Railway_Odysey.pdf  [1.2MB]




Posted: Fri 10/02/2017

Party in the Cafe Car

 



 » Cafe_Car_for_parties.pdf  [942kb]




Posted: Fri 27/01/2017

2017 Event and Exhibition Diary

 



 » Program_2017_Events.pdf  [163kb]
 » Program_Exhibitions_2017.pdf  [161kb]




Posted: Fri 27/01/2017

2017 Steampunk Artist Registration Form

 

Artists and crafts people are now invited to register their 3D art for the 2017 Steampunk Exhibition, which will be held as part of SALA this year.

https://form.jotform.co/70228338006854

 

 



 » Steampunk_Derailed_information_for_artists_2017.pdf  [405kb]




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