black and white photographs
From the Collection of Orbost & District Historical Society Ruskin Street Orbost Victoria
- Five black / white photographs associated with the Orbost railway line during a flood.
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- 3154.1 is a postcard of the Orbost viaduct over the flooded Snowy River flats. 4153.2 is of a goods train on the viaduct. 3154.3 is of a loaded goods train with the driver at the window. Two men are standing on the plate and there are two workers below where there is some water and flood debris. 3154.4 is of amachine moving flood debris on the rail line. 3154.5 shows flood damage to the viaduct across the Snowy River flats. Two men are driving a dozer.
- second half 20th century
- This item is associated with the history of the Orbost-Bairnsdale railway line and therefore reflects the role that the rail line played in the social and economic history of Orbost.
- 10 Feb 2020 at 12:48PM