Private companies were intent on tapping the massive reserves revealed in surveys by the Government Geologist TW Edgeworth David . This event will explore the significance of the South Maitland Railway, one of Australia's great pioneering enterprises and its role in the nation's industrial and social development.
First hand accounts of the logistics, challenges and celebrations associated with the ongoing restoration of two of the last Class 10 steam engines remaining in the world- Number 10 and Number 18- will be presented, along with a tour of the Maitland Rail Museum.
Presented by Maitland City Library with Maitland Rail Museum Incorporated, in celebration of Steamfest, at the South Maitland Railway Workshops.
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