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Gang Shed

From the Collection of Puffing Billy Railway School Rd Menzies Creek Victoria

Description
Gang Shed constructed of timber and corrugated iron
Size
Length Overall: 15' 5 1/16" ( 4700 mm ) Width: 20' 3/4" ( 6115 mm) Height: 9' 2 1/4" ( 2800 mm)
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Object Registration
000350
Keywords
puffing billy, gang shed, kilmore gang shed, victorian railways, ganger, railway track
Historical information
Gang Shed
Ganger may refer to: The head of a gang of labourers, especially on canals or railways.
They were Men who had the job of track maintenance repair and upkeep or construction for sections of the lines.
Gang Sheds were used to keep their tools and equipment and Trollys in.


The shed houses and protects the historic trolley and tool collection within.


When Made
2011
Significance
loose based replica Victorian Railways gang shed, permanent way building.
Last updated
20 Nov 2019 at 1:38PM