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G.E.Rabone kept a diary of the locomotives he saw together with date, location and notes such as the locomotive depot the locomotive was based at. He also made notes as to the wheel arrangement using the British notation.

There are various abbreviations which appear throughout the diaries.

  1. The symbol / is used to separate the locations as listed at the top of each group of locomotive numbers.
  2. yd - yard or marshalling yard.
  3. stn - station
  4. nr - near
  5. Brackets around a locomotive number such as (38-2650) means this locomotive pulled his train.
  6. A line drawn under a locomotive number shows that this was the first time this locomotive had been seen.