The 90s saw me spend bulk amounts of time harrasing the good folk around Cootamundra, most especially the wonderful employees of the now closed Cootamundra North box. Most of whom were always welcoming and helpful.
Each month we would head south west to this lovely town and photograph whatever the railways put on that week. Much of this was concentrated around the soon to disappear ALCos and the signalling that managed to last until just recently.
The attached files shows a glimpse of what was happening around Cootamundra on the 26th of March 1968, just under 6 months prior to the birth of the 'Semi-Retired Foamer'. These were rescued, with thanks to a local employee, just before the old railmotor shed was demolished and form part of an interesting pile of similar which turned up recently.
While I still occasionally venture to the 'Wattle City', it is now just a shadow of what it was back then and it is usually just a stopover on a run to other locations.
Hope they are of interest.