Both: Munro family collection
|Shop Number 906||-||Built for: D. Munro|
2 - 7 x 12
[Style - Dia.]
Duncan Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia; For:
A. & D. Munro Co., Munro Tramway #1 "MUNRO", Palmtree, Queensland, Australia
(1936) Operation closed, Shay stored in Palmtree
(1967) Reported Derelict
(1974) Remains donated to Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society, Wollongong, NSW, AU
(2014) Restoration project w/sn-2097 parts abandoned
service until the tramway closed in 1936. Major components of the locomotive
were donated to the Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society in 1974. Albion
Park, near Wollongong, NSW, Australia.
SLc Survivor List
Shipped to: Duncan Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia, then on to
Munro Tramway (name on official documents) was also referred to as: Munro's Tramway, Munro's Hampton Tramway, A. & D. Munro Tramway, and Munro's Hampton-Perseverance Tram.
Both of A. & D. Munro Co. Shays were lettered with "MUNRO".
Illawarra Light Railway Society Shay Project
(11-15-2000) from: Richard Wilson, Australia
The I. L. R. M. S. Ltd. has the remains of the two Munro Tramway Shays, 906 & 2097 as well as a few bogie parts from 2800 and other steam loco parts. The plan was to make an operational 2' gauge Shay, with most parts from sn-906. Project not completed.
(2014) The parts from sn-2097 were returned to Palmtree area for a static display along the original tramway line.