Left: Munro Family collection - Right: Maggie Croft collection
|Shop Number 2097||-||Built for: D. Munro|
2 - 7 x 12
[Style - Dia.]
Duncan Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia; For:
A. & D. Munro Co., Munro Tramway #2 "MUNRO", Palmtree, Queensland, Australia
(1936) Operation closed, Shay stored at Palmtree
(1974) Illawarra Light Railway Museum Society, Albion Park, NSW, Australia
(c2014) All sn-2097 parts returned to Palmtree
Munro Tramway Historical Group, Inc., Palmtree, Queensland, Australia
Under restoration for display by Munro Tramway Historical Group
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: D. Munro, Towoomba, Queensland, Australia, then on to Palmtree
Both of A. & D. Munro Co. Shays were lettered with "MUNRO".
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.
Illawarra Light Railway Society Shay Project: (11-15-2000) 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.