Physical description

A small booklet with a brown cover and a foreword section outlining the purpose of the publication. This copy has been covered in brown paper to protect the covered. The title has then been handwritten on the paper by the owner.

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Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten on paper cover: "Australian Federated Union of/ Locomotive Engineman/ (Victorian Division/ Catechism of Safe Working/ Engine Management of defects/ Westinghouse Brake/ Combustion and Lubrication


This booklet was prepared by the executive committee of the Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen in order to assist its members to become proficient in the Rules and Regulations, Engine Working, Westinghouse Brake, and other subjects, which were essential for the proper performance of their daily duties, and to especially assist those who were preparing for examination for Driver's Certificate. It included a foreword written by W. C. H. COLLINS, General Secretary.