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Photograph - Tait (Red Rattler) train bound for Mordialloc at McKinnon Road level crossing, Mckinnon Railway Station, Frankston line, c.1970

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

Description
Digital TIFF file
Scan of 9 x 13 cm black and white print
Object Registration
04704
Keywords
frankston line, mordialloc, red rattler, tait train, mckinnon road, level crossing, mckinnon railway station
Historical information
The level crossing is the old McKinnon Rd. level crossing right at Mckinnon Railway Station on the Melbourne-Franston line. It no longer exists as the level crossing was amongst the first to be removed in the State Govt. grade separation programme c 2015. The line now runs under Mckinnon Rd in a cutting that holds the new station as well.

The folding metal lattice gates were the only ones of their kind in Victoria and fairly rare anywhere else in Australia as well.
When Made
1970
Made By
George Coop (Maker)
Last updated
27 Mar 2020 at 11:04AM