Historical information

The picket group formed St Patricks' Day 1987 at Graham station as the first earthworks began for closing the railway.They were confronted by police who used physical force to break the picket. The picket continued at Bridge and Evans for 3 months.

Physical description

Three large yellow sheets with photos of the Port Melbourne Pickets and police officers. 17th or 18th of March 1987. A display, also incorporating a news article about picket Nell Thackray and the protest against closure of Australia's oldest steam passenger railway.