Magazine - SEC News May 1972 No. 157. Has an article, Bendigo "Trammies Rode into history", on the Trammies of Bendigo following the closure of that system in April 1972 and an article about what was believed to be the last gas lit house in Sebastopol, that was converted to electricity.
Features photographs of Bendigo trammies, Jack Hogan, Harold Tueno, Alec Moss, Steve Rowe, Phil Knight, Barry Hopgood, Keith Townsend. Article notes those with over 30 years service with the SEC.
The item, "End of the Gaslight Era" about the connection of electricity to a house in Sebastopol features photos of Minnie and Pansy Carnegie, SEC Mechanic Peter McCutcheon and Home Services advisor Gloria Reilly.
Yields information about the closure of the Bendigo tram system and the last gas lit house in Ballarat.
Magazine - 12 pages, black and white photographs and news items, centre stapled.
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