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Photograph - Steam locomotive D-639 Vintage train excursion, Hurstbridge to Elthamc.1970

From the Collection of Eltham District Historical Society Inc 728 Main Rd Eltham Victoria

Description
Digital TIFF file
Scan of 9 x 12.5 cm black and white print
Object Registration
04693-3
Keywords
d-639, eltham festival, hurstbridge wattle festival, steam engine, vintage train excursion
Historical information
Possibly run in conjunction with the Eltham Community Festival or the Hurstbridge Wattle Festival; the steam train would conduct trips between Eltham and Hurstbridge Railway stations. As there is no turning table at Hurstbridge, the locomotive would simply shunt from one end of the carriages to the other to reverse direction, hence the locomotive is running in reverse as it approaches Eltham Station.
When Made
1970
Made By
George Coop (Photographer)
Last updated
last Thursday at 11:58AM