The Semi-Retired Foamer has been a railfan since he was around 5 years old, a very young age when one really should avoid being involved with the gunzel community to any great extent.
After a few decades of train chasing, one decided to break with protocol and get married, thus leading to a severe cut in railfan activity.
Subsequent dealings with social misfits, lunatics, mental defectives and self-appointed experts lead to an even greater decrease in my hobby participation.
However things have changed thanks to our small group of trusted mate, interest has returned, and now I have become a bit more involved yet again. Having learned to laugh, with others, at all the more 'Moronic Foamers'.
.Oh the irony that lays behind that group name and the person who set it up..
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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

SW2 - 475

W2-1275 (formerly 275)
Built: 1929 (W-275)
Withdrawn 1929 to become a W2
Withdrawn 1938 to become a SW2
Renumbered 1275 to avoid number duplication in 19??
Withdrawn in 1988 and sold. Now in Bendigo.

VIDEO of her in use on the
Bendigo Talking Trams.

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