The Railway Museum contains Victoria’s most extensive collection of steam locomotives, as well as a number of diesel and electric locomotives, electric suburban carriages, country and interstate passenger carriages, freight wagons, breakdown cranes, and more…
The D3 class were introduced in 1902 as the DD class, and were later reclassed to D1, D2 and D3 as modifications were made.
The class were constructed by a number of manufacturers, including Thompson\'s Foundry Castlemaine, Walker\'s Maryborough (Qld), Baldwin Locomotive Works of Philadelphia, Beyer Peacock, and the Newport Workshops. This was one of the last times the VR used private manufacturers for locomotive construction.
D3 635 is one of very few imported Baldwin Locomotive Works locomotives in Australia, and believed to be one of the only remaining 5\'3\" gauge Baldwin locomotives in the world.