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Photograph - Outer Circle Railway Bridge over River Yarra

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc Level 1, Kew Court House 188 High Street Kew Victoria

Description
Black & white photograph of the railway viaduct over Yarra River looking south towards Kew.
Size
16.5 x 10.5 cm
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Object Registration
1974.0001.2
Keywords
chandler highway, railway bridges - kew (vic), sir john monash, outer circle railway, river yarra - kew (vic)
Historical information
This photograph forms part of the Eric Sibly collection of images and information relating to the Outer Circle Railway which he donated to the Kew Historical Society in 1974.

Heritage Victoria Citation (Abridged) "The Chandler Highway Bridge, a 137 metre wrought iron lattice-truss girder bridge with four spans supported on red brick piers with moulded bluestone cappings. The bridge has a cantilevered walkway along the west side. ...The Chandler Highway Bridge crosses the Yarra River and connects Alphington and Kew. It was completed in November 1890 as part of the Outer Circle Railway Line.
Inscriptions & Markings
Reverse: "Pre 1930. Outer Circle Railway Bridge over River Yarra (now Chandler Highway) - note bridge over line on Kew side for Asylum Farm". KH - 56. Kew Historical Society.
Last updated
9 Mar 2019 at 1:21AM