Picture of a t class shunting loco

 
  derf Station Master

Location: kelmscott western australia
hi all i looking for a picture of a T class tulloch LTD diesel not the TA i think they were always painted in larch green unlike the TA painted in the westrail orange, they had the different shape cab than the TA
can u help
thanks
Fred

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  903 Chief Commissioner

Location: Perth WA
hi all i looking for a picture of a T class tulloch LTD diesel not the TA i think they were always painted in larch green unlike the TA painted in the westrail orange, they had the different shape cab than the TA
can u help
thanks
Fred
"derf"


Hi Fred
From Memory the cab on the T wasnt much different to a TA except for the trottle, the TA had a half arch and the T had a lever,  Both the T and Ta were painted in Orange.  The TA had a pie warmer under the seat that the T didnt I dont think.  The main visual difference was the cowling around the radiator.
Are you sure you are not thinking of a B class which had a sloped roof to fit under the gantries at the wharf?
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  derf Station Master

Location: kelmscott western australia
thanks Marty i since found out there is a picture of the T in the motive power magazine working at avon yard both T and TA s shunting,i was pretty shaw that the T's had a different cab window shape than the TA's....but any how thanks again mate
FRED
  Jarroo Chief Commissioner

In the latest MP magazine there is a pic showing T & TA together. The cab windows on the TA are totally different with two additional vertical windows and different shape horizontal windows
  M636C Minister for Railways

hi all i looking for a picture of a T class tulloch LTD diesel not the TA i think they were always painted in larch green unlike the TA painted in the westrail orange, they had the different shape cab than the TA
can u help
thanks
Fred
"derf"


Hi Fred
From Memory the cab on the T wasnt much different to a TA except for the throttle, the TA had a half arch and the T had a lever,  Both the T and Ta were painted in Orange.  The TA had a pie warmer under the seat that the T didnt I dont think.  The main visual difference was the cowling around the radiator.
Are you sure you are not thinking of a B class which had a sloped roof to fit under the gantries at the wharf?
"903"


Both the B and the T/TA had both types of cab but in reverse order...

The older B class had straight cabs and the later B class had angled cabs.

The older T class had angled cabs but the later TA class had straight cabs.

The T class were rebuilt with straight cabs pretty early, some by 1975. I don't think I ever took a photo of a T class with its original cab but I may have seen one at Tulloch Limited in Sydney under construction.

In 1975, fans often called rebuilt T class TA by mistake since they looked like TA class.

There is a good photo of T1805 showing the original cab on page 40 of Adrian Gunzberg's "WAGR Locomotives 1940-1969" but it doesn't show the windows on the engine hood end, so I don't know if the different windows were original. The photo was taken by Tulloch Limited at their works at Rhodes on the Parramatta River.

I don't know why the B class were not rebuilt too. I thought the cranes were still in use at Fremantle in 1975, so maybe they thought the Bs were sufficient for that wharf.

The Bs, Ts and TAs all had the same type of engine, a Cummins V-12 but the TA class had a later version with a different model number.

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  BossHogg Station Master

There are two photos of sloped sided T1805 in Collie loco in 1973 at:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/56655113@NO7/5231354024/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/56655113@NO7/5231354026/

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