VH-TSL  Cessna 310N                                           (c/n  310N-0035)

                                   VH-TSL was registered to Peel River Land and Mineral Company at Tamworth in February
                                   1968. It had been N4135Q when built.   . The Peel Company, as it was called, was formed
                                   in 1853 and was one of Australia’s most historic agricultural and mining companies.  It entrusted
                                   the care of its Cessna to East West Airlines at Tamworth and it was outside the airline’s hangar
                                   that David Carter photographed it in March 1970     . In the mid 1970s –TSL was owned by
                                   Queensland Stations Ltd, which was headquartered in Melbourne but had its cattle interests in
                                   Queensland and the Northern Territory.    The aircraft was withdrawn from use in June 1981 but
                                   the reason for its premature demise is not known.