HD 27 at Sunshine, Sep. 23 1983
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


These HD's were converted from "Tommy Bent" I and IA wagons(link) HD 33 was converted from IA 1156 in 1956



HD 156 started life as I 8769 (built 1911). Converted to a HD Dec. 1959. Photographed at Sunshine Sep. 23 1983
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


HD 172 was converted from a later type I 10954 in 1960


A very well weathered HD 176 at Newport Workshops, April 23 1984
Built as I 12649 in 1913, converted to HD 176 April 1960
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan



HD 205 at Oakleigh, March 1978.


HD225 was part of the body of ABL 4 put onto the underframe of I 9169 in 1967. Look closely just to the right of the coupler, you can see what's left of the I wagon's vertical end supports.


HD 37? ( ex B ???) Nov 16 1982


HD238 was converted from T 217 in 1974. End, side braces and ice bunker drains were removed and a corrugated roof added.


HD 93 was converted from U 1268 in 1975


HD 42 (ex U 1555) at Koo Wee Rup, March 16 1980 (U 1555 was converted to HD 42 Aug. 1978)
Photo courtesy Rob O'Regan


HD 103 (ex U 294) at Maryborough, June 1980



HD 237 started life as TT 21, built 1890.
In 1957 it went into departmental service as HH 12, Loco Van Traralgon.
In 1974 it was recoded and numbered HD 237.
Photo late 1970's courtesy Geoff Winkler


HD 248 was converted from VF 12 in 1977.

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