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1. Photograph Album dated 1949-1950 (2011/2)

Album of photographs taken in Malaya during 1949-50 showing recovery operations of trains derailed by terrorists etc and also some social activities. This album was supplied by W&L Books, but Bob Vice died before he could tell us its provenance.

Page 1. Derailment of Patrol Train and Up Night Mail Train by Terrorists between Temoh and Banir night of 1/2 Feb 1949.
Patrol Train + One Crash wagon, one loco (564.32) one Pillbox Wagon (all derailed).
Penang Mail, One Loco (564.14) and two BCG's derailed.

Page 2. Continuation from page 1

Page 3. Continuation from page 2

Page 4. July 1949 - Family photograph possibly taken in UK.

Page 5. Port Dickson 1949. Photographs of Joan and Geoff Wilkins and Edith and Martin Bell and one other (owner of Album?)

Page 6. Snake Temple Penang Nov 1949 with album owner holding snakes.

Page 7. Penang Nov 1949. Lone Pine Hotel. Dr & Mrs O'Shaunessey. Ray netted from beach.

Page 8. Nov 1949: Trolah Estate Bungalow, Mr&Mrs G M (Sam) Browne; 12 Syers Road; View from 12 Syers Road; Lone Pine Hotel 10th mile Penang.

Page 9. 12 Syers Road Xmas Day 1949: photographs of Wilkins, Williams, Lockeys, Dillows, Rowlands, Warrens

Page 10. Derailment Train 390 by Bandits T.P. 39/8 East Coast Line 10/12/49. Engine and tender 531.02 etc (see list on page). Includes photographs of McLeod, EWW Gemas and Arthur Baxby, ALS Gemas.

Page 11. Derailment of Train No. 391 dn, T.P. 42/18 East Coast Line, 5 Feb 1950. Crash wagon, Loco 531.16, tender and B.C.G.

Page 12. Derailment of Train 390 TP 38/13 East Coast Line on 1 March 1950. Engine No. 531.01, Crash wagon, 2 B.C.G.'s. (continued on Page 14)

Page 13. Derailment of Train 391 E.C.R. T.P. 67/3 March 6th 1950, Crashwagon, locomotive (531.06?), 2 B.L.S

Page 14. Lifting Loco No 53101 derailed T.P. 38/13 1 March 1950. Includes two photographs with Jagot Singh, LF Gemas. (see also page 12)

Page 15. Derailment of Train No. 391 dn at T.P.44/ East Coast railway March 28 1950. 4 Crash wagons, 1 loco No 531.10, 2 B.C.G

Page 16. Continuation from page 15. One photograph of Israel, ATS Gemas.

Page 17. Derailment Patrol Train of 4 up by Bandits T.P. 138/6 on 4/4/50. Kampar-Temoh. Rerailing Tender and crash wagon.

Page 18. Continuation from page 17. The Locomotive 564.40.

Page 19. Continuation from page 18. Raising the locomotive, 1st time. Crane and loco overturned 7/4/50. (continued on page 22)

Page 20, Pilot Train. Ater Kuning South, May 1950. (loco 563.09)(continued on page 31)

Page 21. Continuation from page 20.

Page 22. Continuation from page 19. Lifting the 20 ton crane and police guard.

Page 23. Continuation from page 22. Lifting the loco (564.40) 2nd Time.

Page 24. Continuation from page 23. Final lift at T.P. 138/6.

Page 25. Pigeon Orchids at 12 Syers Rd. K.L. and Frasers Hill.

Page 26. Port Dickson May 1950. After a night's fishing, Baba and Abdullah with prau and ray.

Page 27. Patrol Train 4 up on night of 25-26 May 1950. T.P.149/2 near Sungai Merbau. (Loco 563.10)

Page 28. Derailment of Patrol Train 4 up T.P.138/20 28 May 1950 (loco 563.07). Bank slip T.P. 101/4.

Page 29. Non-railway photos (Not captioned).

Page 30. Taiping Pass 1950 and Bukit Berapit Stn

Page 31. Pilot Train 12 up Derailed by Bandits T.P.409/10-11, 8 April 1950.
Pilot Train 11 dn Derailed by Bandits T.P.338/1-2 near Ayer Kuning South 3/4 May 1950. (continued from page 20 and on page 36)).

Page 32. Derailment of Triang Armoured Train T.P. 49/18-19.

Page 33. Kelantan, Loco Foreman, L.C.M. Kelantan River

Page 34. Continued from Page 33. Guillemary (?) Bridge.

Page 35. Sentul Golf Club: 6th Green and Club House: Yates, Wikins, Vaughan, Keen: Match vs Central Electricty Board July 2nd 1950; plus other photographs 2 of which may be Sentul Works.

Page 36. Pilot Train 11 dn Ayer Kuning South T.P.338/1-2, 3-4 April 1950.(Cont. from p 31)

Page 37. Newspaper photograph of 4 up Pilot Train derailment between Tapah Road and Sungkai, 16/7/50

Page 38. Latex Tanks derailed 52 up.

SOURCE: Purchased