Around Paterson Rail Motor Depot
 

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Life Member Bryan Hicks
at lunch

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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No.2/3 Road Points
under construction

Photo: Bruce Agland

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No.2/3 Road Points
under construction

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Inspecting local flooding
Photo: Peter Kitcher

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HPC 402
masked up for painting

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Painter Peter Macfarlane
affixing the decals

Photo: Steve Preston

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Affixing the decals
Photo: Steve Preston
 

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Affixing the decals
Photo: Steve Preston

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HPC 402 resplendent
in her new paint job

Photo: Steve Preston
 

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HPC 402 ready to tour
November 2008

Photo: Steve Preston

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Broken final drive gear selector
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Lining the Goods Shed walls
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Visit by our Federal Member
Dr David Gillespie MP

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Depot concreting under way
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Depot concreting under way
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Inside FZ 663
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Construction of mezzanine under way
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Construction of mezzanine under way
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Large forklift in use
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

 

Drainage Improvements - February 2012
 

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Excavator at work
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Finishing the parking area
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Finishing the parking area
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Pipe and pit ready for installation
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Pipe laying in progress
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Pipe installed and filled
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Cutting the last pipe
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Pit ready for installation
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Pit lowered into position
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Final pit in place
Photo: Bruce Agland

Shed Extension - February 2015
 

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Assembling the roof trusses
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Roof trusses in place
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Adjusting the truss supports
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

 

HPC Radiator Repairs - May to July 2015
 

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Engineering Manager Stafford
Payne preparing for installation

Photo: Bruce Kingsford
 

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Locating the Header Tank
Photo: Bruce Kingsford

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Connecting the Header Tank
Photo: Bruce Kingsford
 

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Re-installation Under Way
Photo: Bruce Kingsford

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Re-installation Complete
Photo: Bryan Hicks
 

 

KB 2511 Relocation - 10 March 2017
 

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KB 2511 in its original location
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Preparing the lift - Maitland end
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Preparing the lift - Dungog end
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Initial lift under way
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Aerial view of the lift
Photo: Mark Oxford

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Relocated to the Goods Siding
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Final lift under way
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Lift complete in final location
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Shelving under construction
in KB 2511

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

 

7344 - Sandblasting and Repaint - 2019-2020
 

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7344 being prepared for sandblasting
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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No.1 End completed and primed
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Sandblasting under way
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Sandblasting under way
Photo: Bruce Agland

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7344 resplendent in its new livery
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Windows being installed
Photo: Bruce Agland

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The finished installation
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Close-up of the new number boards
Photo: Bruce Agland

Drainage Improvements - March-June 2020
 

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The open drain looking north
before start of work

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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The open drain looking south
before start of work

Photo: Bruce Agland

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First delivery of pipes and pits
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Pipe stockpile south end of Depot
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Preliminary filling and levelling the site
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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The excavation begins
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Breaking up the underground rock
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Pipelaying begins
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Installing the first pit
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Finishing the surface
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Berm to collect Webbers Creek
Road runoff

Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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Rock protection for drainage pit
Photo: Bruce Agland

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Surface nearing completion
Photo: Bruce Agland
 

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The completed project
ready for ballasting

Photo: Bruce Agland