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Great Train Race Sign

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

Description
Great Train Race Sign - Black printed ink Paper sign glued on to Masonite wood
Size
29.5cm wide x 42cm high
Object Registration
000379
Historical information
an original Great Train Race publicity sign - from inaugural first great train race held on 16 May 1982 ran by the Puffing Billy Preservation society to raise funds for the restoration of G42 Garratt Locomotive
When Made
1982
Significance
Historic - Puffing Billy Railway - PBRS fPublicity event sign
Inscriptions & Markings
The Great Train Race - 16 May 1982 - 13.5km Belgrave to Emerald Lake
a fun run with a difference - "Race Puffing Billy "
can you beat Victorias famous 76 year old train ?
are you fit enough?
Start 9 am at Belgrave Railway Station and enjoy a Sunday morning jog thru the scenic Dandenongs - join your family & friends at beautiful emerald lake finish - enjoy BBQ facilities & other family attractions
Prizes outright winner ( not Puffing Billy ) will receive two return tickets to USA on Pan Am
Team Prize the four runners with the fastest aggregate team time will each win a return air ticket to Sydney on TAA to compete in the 1982 "the Sun City to surf"
Random draws of entrants will be made at 11Am for the many other valuable;e prizes - all proceeds to aid the restoration of Puffing Billy's big brother G42
PAN AM TAA Trans Australia Airlines
Last updated
22 May 2019 at 6:56PM