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    Also called Engine and Motor.

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    1858-03-18 Rudolf Diesel born in Paris.
    1893-01-XX (SCT&WA) (1951-04-02) Rudolph Diesel publishes paper "Theory and Construction of a Rational Heat Engine."
    1894-06-16 (BenInd) Ballarat Independent Novel motor of Herr Diesel small than steam engine of equivalent power.
    1901-05-14 Diesel Motor Co. awarded Patent license in Britain.
    1905-01-07 Diesel Locomotive to do 3000 mile trip coast to coast.
    1905-02-07 Prototype Diesel by Southern Pacific 200,000lb.
    1905-04-08 (E&T) Wonderful performance of Diesel Locomotive.
    1905-06-03 (Truth,P) Diesel locomotive for Southern Pacific Railroad of USA.
    1906-05-26 (MornBull) Three 240 b.h.p. locomotives for Swadlinton Railway (UK). Steep 1in11 Grades.
    1909-11-03 Diesel Engine by Sulzer for sale plus generator.
    1910-00-00 Experimental Diesel Locomotive by Inventor for Bavarian Railways.
    1911-06-30 Prototype Internal Combustion Locomotive South Australian Railways
    1911-10-23 Prototype Diesel by Diesel Co. for Prussian State Railways 1000 h.p. £12,000.
    1911-12-20 Diesel locomotive by Diesel Company for Prussian State Railways, 1000 h.p. ; £12,000.
    1912-09-05 (ARGUS) Diesels for Transcontinental Railway.
    1912-11-19 Minister contemplates "Oil" locomotive for Port Augusta-Kalgoorlie Railway.
    1913-01-03 Diesel Locomotive works visited by Australian representatives.
    1913-03-01 Minister O'Malley orders one Diesel Locomotive.
    1913-10-13 Prototype Diesel by Sulzer, Switzerland reaches speed of 60mph.
    1913-12-08 (Sun) Diesel Locomotive for fast express use.
    1913-12-31 (S&BDP) Drowned Body of Dr. Rudolf Diesel found.
    1914-01-14 Oil engine suggested for Transcontinental railway.
    1922-11-07 Oil engines to come to rescue from coal-strikes.
    1924-09-25 Diesel Locomotive for Shunting LNER
    1927-01-24 Prototype Diesel Locomotive by Krupps; 1200 h.p.
    1927-01-24 Diesel Locomotive Krupps 1200hp.
    1927-01-27 Diesel Locomotive in Germany of 1200hp.
    1927-01-24 (Tele,B) International inspection of Krupps 1200 hp diesel locomotive.
    1928-09-07 (KalgM) Investigation in UK re Diesel Locomotive for TransAustralian Railway.
    1929-11-17 Diesel Locomotive made by Kerr Stuart on exhibition.
    1929-10-08 Diesel Locomotive Kerr Stuart with Robertson Variable Gear
    1929-11-17 Diesel Locomotive made by Kerr Stuart on exhibition.
    1930-01-15 Experimental Diesel Locomotive in Germany.
    1932-11-02 Since 1927, Danish State Railways start introducing Oil-Electric locomotives.
    1932-12-21 Diesel Locomotive on Flying Hamburger between Berlin and Hamburg.
    1934-00-00 Diesel-powered streamlined train by Electro-Motive Division of G.M.
    1934-11-23 (TeleB) Study tour to Europe regarding Diesel locomotives by H. S. Dean, B.E.
    1934-12-11 (CourierM) Dieselisation opposed. Letter to Editor.
    1935-08-16 Prototype Diesel Locomotive Isis Sugar Mill 2ft 0in gauge 110 h.p.
    1935-12-06 Diesel locomotive for timber mill made in Australia. First ever?
    1935-12-30 First Diesel locomotive built in Australia for timber tramway.
    1937-06-03 (NepeanT) Trial run of Diesel Train to Penrith.
    1937-06-06 (SunTimes) Gold ore railed by diesel locomotive to Wiluna, WA, crusher.
    1939-11-23 Diesel locomotive built Ipswich arrives on Etheridge line.
    1940-08-08 (CairnsP) Diesel introduced to Etheridge line.
    1948-07-03 Diesel Locomotive licence granted to Clyde Engineering by EMD.
    1948-07-06 General Motors to licence diesel locos to Clyde Engineering.
    1948-11-20 Diesel locomotive tender for South Australian Railways (Advertiser).
    1949-09-15 Diesel Locomotive (narrow gauge) at Exhibition.
    1949-09-15 (NMH&MA) 100 hp 2ft 0in gauge diesel locomotive by Ruston and Hornsby of Lincoln.
    1950-10-24 Diesel Locomotive and train USA (Photo).
    1951-09-11 First Diesel Locomotive in South Australia.
    1953-04-17 Diesel Locomotive for QLD cane tramway.

    Note: Dates are those of newspaper article, not date of reported event.
    Note: Newspapers are Australian newspapers at National Library of Australia.

    Abbreviations sources.
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    * BenInd = Ballarat Independent.
    * CairnsP = Cairns Post.
    * CourierM = Courier Mail, Brisbane.
    * E&T = Express & Telegraph.
    * KalgM = Kalgoorlie Miner.
    * MornBull = Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton.
    * NepeanT = Nepean Times.
    * NMH&MA = Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners Advocate.
    * S&BDP = Scrutineer and Berrima District Press.
    * SCT&WA = SCT& Wollongong Argus.
    * Sun = Sun, Sydney.
    * SunTim = Sunday Times, Perth.
    * TeleB= Telegraph, Brisbane.
    * Truth,P = Truth, Perth

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  1. OIL ENGINE LOCOMOTIVE. SPEED OF OVER 60 MILES AN HOUR.
    The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954) Monday 13 October 1913 p 10 Article
    Abstract: The large Diesel-engine locomotive built at Winterthur, Switzerland, for goods traffic has undergone a further trial, and is reported to have behaved ... 222 words
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    Timeline of Diesel Locomotive in chronological order.

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  2. SCIENTIFIC AND USEFUL.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Tuesday 7 February 1905 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The finest thermometer in the world is at the John Hopkins University in America. This wonderful instrument is valued at £2000, and is known as Profe ... 1049 words
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  3. A SMOKELESS ENGINE.
    Northern Star (Lismore, NSW : 1876 - 1954) Monday 23 October 1911 p 3 Article
    Abstract: All interesting railway experiment has just been inaugurated in Germany by the Prussian State Railways, who have commenced the running of a train hau ... 113 words
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    1911-10-23 Prototype Diesel by Diesel Co. for Prussian State Railways 1000 h.p. L12,000.

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  4. NEW RAILWAY ENGINE REVOLUTIONARY DESIGN. COLOGNE, Jan. 22.
    Examiner (Launceston, Tas. : 1900 - 1954) Monday 24 January 1927 p 5 Article
    Abstract: A revolutionary design in railway engines, regarded as of international importance, has been completed at Dusseldorf in co-operation with Krupps. It 106 words
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    1927-01-24 Diesel Locomotive by Krupps; 1200 h.p.

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  5. RAILWAY PROJECTS. The Westinghouse Brake. Purchase of Locomotive Motor.
    The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929) Friday 30 June 1911 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Buoyant revenue and a busy outlook have enabled the Railways Department to undertake valuable projects, sport from incurring expenditure on long-stan ... 541 words
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    1911-06-30 Prototype Internal Combustion Locomotive South Australian Railways

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  6. THE DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Friday 3 January 1913 p 4 Article
    Abstract: In view of the advantages claimed for the Diesel locomotive, a representative from the High Commissioner's office recently visited the works of the 185 words
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    1913-01-03 Diesel Locomotive works visited by Australian representatives.

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  7. Small Diesel Locomotive.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 September 1924 p 16 Article
    Abstract: On the London and North-Eastern Eailway tests have been made with a small Diesel locometive designed for yard work. The edgine weighs 20 tons. and in ... 232 words
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    1924-09-25 Diesel Locomotive for Shunting LNER

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  8. OIL ENGINE FOR CANEFIELDS First of Its Type In Australia
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Friday 16 August 1935 p 21 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: A notable innovation will be made in the Queensland sugar industry, when, a week or two hence, the Isis Central Sugar Mill Co., Ltd., will run 255 words
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    1935-08-16 Prototype Diesel Locomotive Isis Sugar Mill 2ft 0in gauge 110 h.p.

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  9. WONDERFUL LOCOMOTIVE THINKS FOR ITSELF
    Geraldton Guardian and Express (WA : 1929 - 1947) Tuesday 8 October 1929 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Visitors to the Royal Agricultural Society of England Show at Harrogate this year, had an opportunity of inspecting a unique new type of 508 words
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    1929-10-08 Diesel Locomotive Kerr Stuart with Robertson Variable Gear

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  10. DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Saturday 24 September 1938 p 18 Article
    Abstract: The Diesel locomotive has attained its 30th anniversary, for it was in 1908 that Rudolph Diesel, inventor of the type of engine that bears his name, ... 82 words
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    1910-00-00 Experimental Diesel Locomotive by Inventor for Bavarian Railways.

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  11. Diesel Locomotive
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Thursday 23 November 1939 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The new Diesel engine constructed at Ipswich workshops to operate on the Etheridge line between Chillagoe and Forsayth, which arrived in Cairns 51 words
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    1939-11-23 Diesel locomotive built Ipswich arrives on Etheridge line.

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  12. NEWEST THING IN OIL-MOTORS. LORD KELVIN'S TRIBUTE TO THE DIESEL ENGINE.
    The Mercury (Hobart, Tas. : 1860 - 1954) Tuesday 14 May 1901 p 6 Article
    Abstract: An engine that is expected to work almost a revolution in motive-power supplying machines has been introduced into England. 276 words
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    1901-05-14 Diesel Motor Co. awarded Patent license in Britain.

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  13. A WONDERFUL NEW ENGINE. 3000 MILES WITHOUT A STOP.
    The World's News (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 1955) Saturday 7 January 1905 p 13 Article
    Abstract: After two years of experiment with a locomotive which promises to revolutionise the entire railroad system of the world, the managers of the Southern ... 591 words
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    1905-01-07 Diesel Locomotive to do 3000 mile trip coast to coast.

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  14. Advertising
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Wednesday 3 November 1909 p 8 Advertising
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    1909-11-03 Diesel Engine by Sulzer for sale plus generator.

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  15. Science Notes & News. RAILWAY INNOVATION.
    The Braidwood Dispatch and Mining Journal (NSW : 1888 - 1954) Wednesday 20 December 1911 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The Prussian State Railways have been the first to introduce a new form of engine—an internal combustion locomotive. This 110 words
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    1911-12-20 Diesel locomotive by Diesel Company for Prussian State Railways, 1000 h.p. ; £12,000.

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  16. Family Notices
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Saturday 20 November 1948 p 14 Family Notices
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    1948-11-20 Diesel locomotive tender for South Australian Railways (Advertiser).

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  17. DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE
    Goulburn Evening Post (NSW : 1940 - 1954) Tuesday 24 October 1950 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The photograph shows the modern locomotive and passenger cars of the "Shasta Daylight," a daily passenger train operating on a 718-mile route between ... 54 words
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    1950-10-24 Diesel Locomotive and train USA (Photo).

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  18. AUSTRALIAN [?] lOCOMOTIVE. Melbourne, November 18.
    Maryborough Chronicle, Wide Bay and Burnett Advertiser (Qld. : 1860 - 1947) Tuesday 19 November 1912 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The Minister for Home Affairs, Mr. King O'Malley is completing ne[?]ration for the purchases of a Diesel oil locomotive engine for the 24 words
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    1912-11-19 Minister contemplates "Oil" locomotive for Port Augusta-Kalgoorlie Railway.

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  19. MR O'MALLEY'S EXPERIMENT. Diesel Locomotive Ordered. (By Telegraph.) Melbourne, Friday.
    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Saturday 1 March 1913 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Mr King O'Malley has ordered one Diesel internal combustion locomotive for experimental use on the Trans Continental railway. 150 words
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    1913-03-01 Minister O'Malley orders one Diesel Locomotive.

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  20. AUSTRALIAN BUILT DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE
    The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950) Friday 6 December 1935 p 10 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: THE FIRST DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE built in Australia has been made by Kelly and Lewis, engineers, of Springvale, Victoria. It will be used for timber haula ... 66 words
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    1935-12-06 Diesel locomotive for timber mill made in Australia.

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  21. DEISEL ENGINE SPEEDS GERMAN EXPRESS BERLIN, Monday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Wednesday 21 December 1932 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The "Flying Hamburger" German train, drawn by a new Deisel-engined locomotive, covered the return journey from Hamburg to Berlin to-day 51 words
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    1932-12-21 Diesel Locomotive on Flying Hamburger between Berlin and Hamburg.

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  22. THE STORY OF QUEENSLAND'S FIRST DIESEL-ELECTRIC LOCOMOTIVE
    Western Star (Roma) (Toowoomba, Qld. : 1948 - 1954) Friday 28 November 1952 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE first Diesel-Electric locomotive to operante on the Queensland railways recently had its test run from Roma Street station to Mitchelton and retu ... 1083 words
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    1858-03-18 Rudolf Diesel born in Paris.

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  23. Diesel Loco. Completes First Run
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Tuesday 11 September 1951 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Australia's first large Diesel-electric locomotive, the "Lady Norrie." made its first run yesterday 438 words
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  24. "THINKS FOR ITSELF." A NEW LOCOMOTIVE.
    Queensland Times (Ipswich, Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Tuesday 17 September 1929 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Visitors to the Royal Agricultural Society of England Show at Harrogate, this year had an opportunity of inspecting a unique new type of 462 words
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    1929-11-17 Diesel Locomotive made by Kerr Stuart on exhibition.

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  25. New German Locomotive. Requires No Water. COLOGNE. Jan. 21.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 24 January 1927 p 12 Article
    Abstract: A revolutionary-designed railway engine, which is regarded as of international importance, has been completed at Dusseldorf through the co-operation ... 138 words
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    1927-01-24 Diesel Locomotive Krupps 1200hp.

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  26. NEW DIESEL ENGIN FOR HAMBLEDON ONE OF THREE FOR F[?] NORTH MILLS
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Friday 17 April 1953 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Three diesel locomotives two of which are intended for the Victoria sugar mill at Ingham, were[?] 207 words
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    1953-04-17 Diesel Locomotive for QLD cane tramway.

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  27. FIRST AUSTRALIAN DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE.
    Bowen Independent (Qld. : 1911 - 1954) Monday 30 December 1935 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The first Diesel locomotive built in Australia lias been made by Kejly-" and Lewis, engineers, of Springvale, for Messrs. Clark and Pearce, timber mi ... 71 words
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    1935-12-30 First Diesel locomotive built in Australia for timber tramway.

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  28. DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE ON SHOW
    The Central Queensland Herald (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1930 - 1956) Thursday 15 September 1949 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: The Engineering: and Marine Exhibition, held in August at Olympia, London, was the biggest of Its kind In the world. Some 520 firms occupied the enti ... 70 words
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    1949-09-15 Diesel Locomotive (narrow gauge) at Exhibition.

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  29. NEW DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE.
    Queensland Times (Ipswich, Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Wednesday 15 January 1930 p 6 Article
    Abstract: A Diesel locomotive, with 1200 horse-power, has been tried out by the German Railroad Company in the Stuttgart division. It is the result 77 words
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    1930-01-15 Experimental Diesel Locomotive in Germany.

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  30. DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE NO WATER REQUIRED.
    Singleton Argus (NSW : 1880 - 1954) Thursday 27 January 1927 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A new type of locomotive has been built at Dusseldorf (Germany). It is driven by a 1200 h.p. Diesel oil engine, which requires no water. This latter 99 words
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    Barrier Miner (Broken Hill, NSW : 1888 - 1954) Thursday 2 September 1954 p 7 Article
    Abstract: More than 25,000,000 horsepower has been built in Diesel engines by Electro-Motive Division of 29 words
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    1934-00-00 Diesel-powered streamlined train by Electro-Motive Division of G.M.

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  32. 1-Minute News
    The Mail (Adelaide, SA : 1912 - 1954) Saturday 3 July 1948 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Clyde Engineering Co. of Australia and the electromotive division 165 words
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    1948-07-03 Diesel Locomotive licence granted to Clyde Engineering by EMD.

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  33. OIL VERSUS COAL.
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Tuesday 7 November 1922 p 6 Article
    Abstract: During the great coal strike in America an engineer was reported as having said this: "One permanent benefit, at least, will grow out of the present 118 words
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    1922-11-07 Oil engines to come to rescue from coal-strikes.

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  34. The Passing Show Re-Making a [?]
    Worker (Brisbane, Qld. : 1890 - 1955) Wednesday 2 November 1932 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Kemal Pasha, President of Turkey, who is remoulding his country in a variety of [?] abolition of [?] and 1969 words
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    1932-11-02 Since 1927, Danish State Railways start introducing Oil-Electric locomotives.

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  35. World's Highest Railway Has Diesel Locomotive Specially Built For It.
    The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW : 1892 - 1948) Wednesday 16 August 1939 p 4 Article
    Abstract: An outstanding achievement, of British engineering enterprise is the building of a Diesel locomotive to run on 255 words
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    1939-08-16 High altitude (16,000ft) diesel for Bolivia mine.

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  36. NEW LOCOMOTIVES. INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINES. LONDON, Wednesday, Morning.
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Wednesday 14 January 1914 p 8 Article
    Abstract: Lieutenant colonel Buckley, of the. Royal Australian Engineers, who Is military adviser to the High Commissioner, has made inquiries in Belgium, Germ ... 124 words
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    1914-01-14 Oil engine suggested for Transcontinental railway.

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  37. MR. H. DEANE'S REPORT. GETTING OVER THE DIFFICULTY MELBOURNE, October 3.
    Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA : 1910 - 1924) Wednesday 4 October 1911 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The report on the railway gauges of Australia by Mr. H Deane (The consulting railway engineer for the Commonwealth) was today circulated. 830 words
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    1911-10-11 Internal Combustion Locomotive, trial and savings.

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  38. GENERAL MOTORS TO BUILD DIESEL LOCOMOTIVES LA GRANGE (Ill.), Monday.
    The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995) Tuesday 6 July 1948 p 1 Article
    Abstract: General Motors Corporation announced that it is hoped that the first locomotive to be manufactured under an agreement signed 84 words
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    1948-07-06 General Motors to licence diesel locos to Clyde Engineering.

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  39. ENGINEERING. NOTES AND COMMENTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 5 September 1912 p 11 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Motive power on the transcontinental railway will present problems of considerable difficulty, owing to the long stretches over which it will be impo ... 2612 words
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    1912-09-05 (ARGUS) Diesels for Transcontinental Railway.

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  40. HAULAGE LOCO ON DISPLAY
    Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW : 1876 - 1954) Thursday 15 September 1949 p 4 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: This 100 horsepower diesel 2ft. gauge locomotive for works haulage was exhibited for the first time at the Engineering and Marine Exhibition in Engla ... 36 words
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    1949-09-15 (NMH&MA) 100 hp 2ft 0in gauge diesel locomotive by Ruston and Hornsby of Lincoln.

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  41. QUEENSLAND DIESEL ENGINEER, ABROAD.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Friday 23 November 1934 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Mr. H. S. Dean B.E. a Queensland University graduate, has been gaining experience in high speed Diesel engine works in England during the last 12 105 words
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    1934-11-23 (TeleB) Study tour to Europe regarding Diesel locomotives by H. S. Dean, B.E.

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  42. WRIT ISSUED. INJUNCTION AGAINST BRISBANE DOCTOR. ROCKHAMPTON, January 25.
    The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933) Friday 27 January 1933 p 4 Article
    Abstract: A writ was issued out of the Supreme Court to-day by Messrs. Walsh and M'Laughlin, on behalf of Edward Hempenstall and Gertrude Annie 98 words
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  43. Diesel locometive.
    Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954) Thursday 8 August 1940 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The inspector who accompanied the Diesel locomotive to the Etheridge line has returned and reported that it is operating satisfactorily, stated the D ... 62 words
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    1940-08-08 (CairnsP) Diesel introduced to Etheridge line.

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  44. Gauge Unification
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Tuesday 11 December 1934 p 14 Article
    Abstract: SIR,—If Mr. D. Laing happens to be an engineer, or an authority on transport matters, I should like him to explain why the power unit he 219 words
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    1934-12-11 (CourierM) Dieselisation opposed.

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  45. DIESEL'S INVENTIONS. THE FIRST LOCOMOTIVE.
    The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW : 1892 - 1948) Wednesday 31 December 1913 p 4 Article
    Abstract: The discovery of the body of Dr. Rudolf Diesel at the mouth of the River Scheldt, after his disappearance from an English Channel steamer, came almos ... 626 words
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    1913-12-31 (S&BDP) Scrutineer and Berrima District Press Drowned Body of Dr. Rudolf Diesel found.

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  46. SCIENTIFIC MISCELLANY.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Saturday 16 June 1894 p 3 Article
    Abstract: LIFE AT LOW TEMPERATURES.—In the intense cold of, 60° to 90° C., produced in M. Ravoul Pictes’s laboratory by frozen air, a dog, shows a rise in body 907 words
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    1894-06-16 (BenInd) Ballarat Independent Novel motor of Herr Diesel small than steam engine of equivalent power.

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  47. A WONDERFUL NEW LOCOMOTIVE.
    The Express and Telegraph (Adelaide, SA : 1867 - 1922) Saturday 8 April 1905 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A non-stop run of 200 miles is consider[?]. pretty good for a British-built locomotive, while 500 miles is an everyday occurrence in the States, but ... 814 words
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    1905-04-08 (E&T) Express & Telegraph Wonderful performance of Diesel Locomotive.

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  48. NRW FIELD FOR RAILWAY ENTERPRISE.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Saturday 26 May 1906 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The Coventry correspondent of "The Times." writing on the 31st of March, says:— The Midland Railway is constructing an 534 words
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    1906-05-26 (MornBull) Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton Three 240 b.h.p. locomotives. for Swadlinton Railway (UK).

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  49. THE TRANS-ANDINE TUNNEL.
    Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1878 - 1954) Friday 31 December 1909 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The first railway to connect the Atlantic with the Pacific Coast of South America between [?] Ayres and [?]paraise will probably be completed next ye ... 1468 words
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    1909-12-31 (MornBull) Morning Bulletin, Rockhampton. Diesel engines powering Air Compressors for Railway Tunnel construction.

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  50. ROOKS, RAMPS AND RIGS A Prosperous Bank.
    Truth (Perth, WA : 1903 - 1931) Saturday 3 June 1905 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The Cosmopolitan Company (Kookynie) has a cash balance in hand of £80,000. The Flagstaff battery at Coolgardie is 2497 words
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    1905-06-03 (Truth,P) Diesel locomotive for Southern Pacific Railroad of USA.

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  51. New Locomotive. Diesel Engine Installed. COLOGNE, January 21.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Monday 24 January 1927 p 15 Article
    Abstract: A revolutionary design in railway engines, regarded as being of international importance, has been completed at Dusseldorf, in co-operation with 112 words
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    1927-01-24 (Tele,B) Telegraph, Brisbane Internation inspection of Krupps 1200 hp diesel locomotive.

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  52. Deisel Trains
    Nepean Times (Penrith, NSW : 1882 - 1962) Thursday 3 June 1937 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Delsel trains have been given a tryout on the run to Penrith in the last week. This distinctive type of railway locomotive has attracted much 32 words
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    1937-06-03 (NepeanT) Trial run of Diesel Train to Penrith.

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  53. TRAMS AUSTRALIAN RAILWAY ANNUAL INSPECTION. COMMISSIONER VISITS KALGOORLIE.
    Kalgoorlie Miner (WA : 1895 - 1954) Friday 7 September 1928 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The Commissioner of Commonwealth Railways (Mr. N. G. Bell) accompanied by Mr. W. L. Artlett, chief traffic manager, and Mr 520 words
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    1928-09-07 (KalgM) Kalgoorlie Miner Investigation in UK re Diesel Locomotive for TransAustralian Railway.

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  54. DIESEL'S INVENTIONS. THE FIRST LOCOMOTIVE.
    The Sun (Sydney, NSW : 1910 - 1954) Monday 8 December 1913 p 8 Article
    Abstract: The discovery of the body of Dr. Rudolf Diesel at the mouth of the River Scheldt, alter his disappearance from an English Channel steamer, came almos ... 642 words
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    1913-12-08 (Sun) Diesel Locomotive for fast express use.

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  55. Gold Builds Wiluna's Population— Now Over 8000 Citizens
    Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954) Sunday 6 June 1937 p 7 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: MR. J. A. AGNEW, chairman of the Wiluna Gold Corporation, has played a meritorious part in the opening of the Moonlight Leases, a mile and threequart ... 414 words
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    1937-06-06 (SunTimes) Gold ore railed by diesel locomotive to Wiluna, WA, crusher.

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  56. RUDOLF DIESEL Inventor of "The Paper Engine"
    South Coast Times and Wollongong Argus (NSW : 1900 - 1954) Monday 2 April 1951 p 6 Article
    Abstract: In January, 1893 Rudolph Diesel, published a small pamphlet entitled "Theory and Construction of a Rational Heat Motor. It belongs on that small shel ... 1178 words
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    1893-01-XX (SCT&WA) (1951-04-02) Rudolph Diesel publishes paper "Theory and Construction of a Rational Heat Engine."

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