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Electric Train Model - Victorian Railways, Melbourne Suburban 'Tait' Sliding Door Carriages, 1920s Object Reg. No: HT 17354

Summary:
Custom-built scale model of a Victorian Railways Melbourne suburban electric passenger train typical of the late 1920s. It was constructed by Mark O'Brien, Benchmark Modelmaking, Highett, Victoria in 2007-8. Model scale: 1:48 (1/4-inch to the foot).
Description:
Red electric train model on train track with overhead wiring. The train has a single front headlight and is also lit from within. A black sign with white lettering is positioned on the front of the train engine near the top edge.
Acquisition Information:
Commission from Mark O'Brien - Benchmark Modelmaking, 2008
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: modelmaking, trains, model electric motors, model train
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railways - Electric Power
Tertiary Classification: model electric passenger trains
Inscriptions: Sign on train reads: 'ESSENDON'
Model Scale: 1:72
Modelmaker: Mark O'Brien - Benchmark Modelmaking, Highett, Victoria, Australia, 01 Aug 2007-30 Mar 2008

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Sean Murphy Posted on 25 Nov 2012 5:36 PM
I would love to have this in my model train set what a beauty

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