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Silverton @ Broken Hill | by Bingley Hall
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Silverton @ Broken Hill

I posted a similar shot a few months ago, but this was taken a couple of months after that image and shows the entire Silverton fleet at the time - four ALCos of the DL531 export model built under licence by AE Goodwin in Sydney.


The Wikipedia page on Silverton is worth reading but by this time it was a small family owned business operating on standard gauge at Broken Hill - and also operating a road transport business.


In the mid 1990s it sought to expand its sphere of operations and acquired more second-hand ALCos, but ultimately was absorbed by other players.

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Taken on October 12, 1991