Past Contributors and Donors

  • Chris Armstrong Transport Oberon Transported sleepers from Minto to Oberon free of charge
  • Russell Bailey - Builder Ph/ Fax 02 6336 3158 Mobile0417 216 622 Russell loaned and operated a Bobcat for rail rehabilitation.
  • A & G Ball (Carriers) Transported sleepers from Campbelltown to Oberon free of charge
  • Bare-Co Bare-Co Website Allan Bare kindly arranged the donation of a Ratchet Ram and associated parts
  • Bearers-4-Us (Oberon) Kindly donated MDF sheets for the shipping container restoration/fit out.
  • Tom Besant Earthmoving Tom has loaned a bobcat and mini excavator for track work.
  • Burke’s Transport Bathurst Pty Ltd (02) 6331 1755 Transported sleepers from Minto to Oberon free of charge
  • Barker’s Butchery Ph 02 6336 1516 Wayne has donated sausages for all working sessions to-date. Multiple Mentions (to May 07)
  • The Big Trout Motel Kevin McGrath – who generously supplies free rooms for out-of-town volunteers
  • Caltex Oberon and Oilsplus Supply of generous quantities of diesel.
  • Phil Campbell Transport – transported sleepers.
  • Comet Inn
  • Greg Noble – Supply of dogspikes, timbers, fishplate bolts, chairs, and invaluable assistance in training track laying teams.
  • Paul Dwyer – Builder Ph 02 6335 6275 Paul provided a heavy D4 bulldozer for the July 2006 track work.
  • Peter and Caroline Dwyer Transporting sleepers from Rydal to Oberon.
  • Peter Dwyer – Bulk Haulage Ph 02 6336 1735 Peter provided a 966 Cat. and low loader for the July 2006track work.
  • Neil Evans Oberon Videos and Discs     Donating a strobe light to OTHR for use on the newly restored section car.
  • Gibbons & Saul Grading P/L Kerry Gibbons – 02 6336 0830 Brian Saul – 02 6336 1557 Kerry & Brian provided and drove a grader during the July 2006 track work.
  • Peter Hanrahan Dark Red Frames & Trusses Pty Ltd (Oberon)     Supply of a table top truck with crane to load and handle sleepers.
  • Highland Meats 02 6336 1397 Ron Bailey, Highland Meats – supply of meat.
  • Highland Pine Products 02 6339 6257 Donated 4 packs of gluts.
  • Kellams Bus Lines Pty Ltd U1/ 5 Kirkcaldy St Bathurst 2795 (02) 6332 2244 Loan of the bus for our Christmas 2006 visit to Zig Zag Railway and Lithgow.
    Facilitated by local manager – John Brown
  • Linfox Website Transported sleepers from various centres to Oberon free of charge
  • Mark Taylor Mark’s Signage (Oberon)     Carried out the sign writing free of charge on our Wickham section car.
  • Michael Mangan Mangan Logging Oberon     Carried railway sleepers from Rydal to Oberon recently.
  • Mayfield Property Mayfield Road, Oberon Peter D’Arcy (Manager of Mayfield) and Garrick Hawkins (owner of Mayfield) who loaned their mini excavator which was operated by Colin Maloney (one of their employees and an OTHR member)
    Multiple Mentions (to May 07)- loan of mini-excavator for working bees.
  • S.E.Mawhood & Sons IGA™ Supermarket 6336 1101
    Warwick and Ian Mawhood provided discount on goods purchased.
    Gary Mawhood Gary Mawhood loaned a Dingo Digger which was operated by Matt McMahon.
  • MCF Engineering P/L Installed our shipping container on the track
    Peter Moore – Tarana     Helping with recovering and storing sleepers.
  • Moorhead Engineering 02 6336 1991 Shane Moorhead of Moorhead Engineering who loaned and operated his mobile crane and has provided numerous other items & services. Shane has supported OTHR since its inception.
    Multiple Mentions (to May 07) – loan of just about everything (!) including recently, the crane and the saw mill.
  • Nunan Fertilizers Brian Nunan, Nunan Fertilizers – Jack hammer & hose loan.
  • Oberon Bobcat Ph 0419 463 213 Andrew Humphries loaned a Bobcat which was operated by Peter Culley
  • Oberon Council Ph 02 6336 1100 A special mention to Oberon Council who have provided critical support for this project and continue to do so. Oberon Council have supported grant applications and have actively co-operated in the restoration of the rail infrastructure.
  • Oberon Pies & Pastries Leanne & Steve Barlow, trays of sandwiches and bread donations
  • Oberon RSL Allowing OTHR to use the RSL Club’s facilities for our meetings
  • Oberon Rural Fire Service ph 6336 0493 Captain Craig Gibbons & members: Lance Sulley, Steve and Lyn Butterfield (also OTHR members), Chris Sulley (also OTHR member), Jonathon Bentley (also OTHR member) and Jim Lobley.
  • Oberon SES Jim Young, Controller, Oberon SES – Loan of tent, fuel pump & tables.
  • Oberon Trash Pak Wayne White, Oberon Trash Pak – Toilet loan and pump out.
  • Oberon Videos and Discs Developing photos for Daffodil Festival information stall
  • DJ & BD O’Connell, General Carriers Transported sleepers from Campbelltown to Oberon free of charge
  • Tom O’Connell (Goulburn) Donated a caravan for the catering team.
  • Ozsite Design™ Rick Fletcher – Hosting and design of our website.
  • Pacpine (Burraga) Kindly donated pine planks for the shipping container restoration/fit out.
  • Permanent Press™ – Printers P/L 02 9882 2288 – 6336 1830 Chris & Kathy Segaert have been outstanding in their ongoing provision of printing support to OTHR. Multiple Mentions (to May 07)- continual support of all manner of printing – well done!
  • Peter Murphy Prime Industrial Rental Donated a 120 cfm air compressor and an air driven drill.
  • Royal Hotel Oberon Royal hotel Oberon – Supply of meals.
  • Savanna Cafe Gift voucher for meal for two people for our Christmas raffle prize
  • Still Engineering – Oberon 0400 399 401 Matt Still loaned a Telehandler (4wd h/duty forklift) for loading and transporting sleepers.
  • Tarana Hotel Chris & Jenny – supporters and supplied of discounted meals.
  • Barry Webb For the outstanding work he has carried out in single-handedly cleaning up the trucking yards (stockyards) and various other sections of the line.
  • Wills Tyre Centre Air compressor and rattle gun for working bees
  • Oberon Mowers and Outdoors Cnr. Oberon & Fleming Streets 02 6336 1438 Bill Muldoon of Thrifty-Link Hardware Oberon who has donated work gloves, wire brushes and numerous other items. Bill has supported OTHR since its inception. Multiple Mentions (to May 07) – Materials and construction of the display screen
  • Zig Zag Railway Facilitating our visit to the Railway for our Christmas function  & giving us a guided tour of the workshop PLUS ongoing support.
  • Recent Contributors (2010) listed below:
    • Andrew Thackray, Wetherill Park for restoration of broken air compressor.
    • Big Trout Motel Oberon For donating free accommodation for our out-of-town workers.
    • Brian Harman Oberon for conducting the OTHR clearance sale auction.
    • Bruce Worgan R. H Bare & Co, Tamworth. “Blowed if I know” didn’t save the letter properly.
    • Cafe Savanna Oberon for donating food for our working bees and general support with raffle prizes.
    • Chris and Kathy Segaert Permanent Press Printers, Chatswood for donating the raffle tickets for the 2010 Easter raffle.
    • Dennis O’Brien Denistone for historical documents and photographs
    • Frog Rock Wines Mudgee for donating wines for our Trivia Night prizes.
    • Georges River Model Railway Club For displaying their model of Tarana Railway yards at Oberon Station during the February Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair weekend.
    • Goodwin Alco Pty Ltd Wallsend for donating heritage items
    • Highlands Steam and Vintage Fair organisation Oberon for donating a proportion of the gate takings from their annual steam fair to OTHR.
    • Katrina and John Mellon Birkenstock by Nature, Bayview for donating the second prize in the 2010 Easter raffle.
    • Kylie Moorhead For assisting OTHR with financial compliance and preparing the annual financial statement.
    • Mary David Ray White Real Estate, Oberon for her time and accounting skills for the OTHR clearance sale.
    • Mawhoods Supa IGA For their donation from the IGA Community Chest.
    • Melissa and Ian Burgess Manly for donating the first prize in the 2010 Easter raffle
    • Mudgee Miniature Railway Co-operative Society For donating the first prize in our Spring raffle.
    • Oberon Showground Trust For making the Oberon Showground available for OTHR’s annual clearance sale.
    • Ozsite Design® For ongoing design, maintenance and funding of OTHR website.
    • Pat Bird Ray White Real Estate, Oberon for conducting the OTHR clearance sale auction
    • Pat Bird And the staff of Ray White Real Estate, Oberon for assistance in advertising and office work for the OTHR clearance sale.
    • Paul Behm, Oberon for donating her photocopier machine
    • Paul Duncan Leura for donating the first prize of a model sailing boat for our trivia night.
    • Paul Dwyer     Oberon for arranging for the donating of building materials for the Oberon station precincts.
    • Peter Hanrahan Dark Red Frames & Trusses, Oberon for ‘blowed if I know!” Didn’t save it correctly.
    • Peter Ryan Oberon for donating the original seat from Oberon Station to OTHR.
    • Phil Burke Australian United Timbers Pty Ltd, Burraga for donating the strapping machine and materials used to strap the wooden sleepers.
    • Ripple Water, Oberon for donating bottles of Ripple Water for working bees.
    • Robbie Whalan Oberon for servicing our jackhammer
    • Ross Conifers Gemalla for donating prizes for the trivia night.
    • Wayne Barker Barker’s Butchery for donating meat voucher for OTHR’s Christmas raffle.

 

  • Contributors (2009) listed below:
    • Greg Lee Donated a rare pair of four brake shoes for the Wickham section car .
    • Barry Webb For continuing to clean up the trucking yards and the adjacent line.
    • Oberon RSL For continuing to allow OTHR to use the RSL Club’s facilities for our meetings
    • The McGrath Family The Big Trout Motel For continuing to provide free accommodation at the Big Trout Motel for out-of-town OTHR railway workers during our working bees. [Note: this offer is for workers only, is subject to availability of rooms & must be booked through Peter Culley – 6336 0228 or 0427 042 448 ]
    • Chris, Doreen and John Pitt Titania Motel For offering free accommodation for out-of-town OTHR railway workers during our working bees. [Note: this offer is for workers only, is subject to availability of rooms & must be booked through Peter Culley – 6336 0228 or 0427 042 448 ]
    • Katrina and John Mellon Birkenstock by Nature For donating a prize in the Christmas raffle
    • Ms Sam Lord The Green Fox For donating a voucher as a prize in the Christmas raffle
    • Barbara and David Coleman Cafe Savanna For donating a voucher as a prize in our spring raffle
    • Arthur Robinson For donating the zircon gemstones as a prize in our spring raffle
    • Mudgee Miniature Railway Co-operative Society Ltd For donating the first prize in our spring raffle
    • Jenolan Caves Trust For donating the first prize in our Christmas raffle  – overnight stay for 2 adults and entrance tickets to 2 caves.
    • Stephen Preston Goodwin Alco For generous money donations to the OTHR working fund and generous sharing of his extensive knowledge relating to railway matters.
    • Chris & Kathy Segaert Permanent Press For their generous ongoing support, in this case, donation of notepads
    • Lee Hanlon Oberon For donating his collection of railway memorabilia

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