Restoration of C17 720

Year built: 1922
Manufacturer: Walkers, Maryborough, Queensland
Cylinders: 17″x22″ (Walschert valve gear)
Boiler Pressure: 175 PSI
Arrangement: 4-8-0
Wheel Diameter: 45″
Tractive effort (Approx): 21000lbs (Superheated)

Restoration of C17 720 commenced in 1994 after the loco spent many years in a park at Goondiwindi. 720 was written off from QR service August 1968 and had spent many years operating in the Toowoomba area

*** NOTE : The photos below are now arranged with the OLDEST at the bottom.