Built in 1962 by A.E. Goodwin Pty Ltd, 4501 is an Alco Model DL541 locomotive and was one of 40 built for NSWGR main line passenger and freight train haulage.
This class of locomotive is renowned for its heavy haulage ability.
An extensive restoration of 4501 has been recently completed and the locomotive repainted into its original livery.
4501 is owned by Goodwin Alco.