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Digital Photograph - Family Eating Ice Creams at 'Puffing Billy' Steam Train Station, Belgrave, circa 1977 Image Reg. No: MM 110591

Black and white photograph showing the Lhuede family at the 'Puffing Billy' Belgrave Station, eating 'Chocolate Hearts', a well known ice cream, circa 1977.

Puffing Billy is a historic steam train that runs through the Dandenong Ranges between Belgrave and Gembrook, on what was an experimental train track that was developed in the early twentieth century. It has been a popular Melbourne tourist destination since the 1950s.
Digital image file. A digital photograph was taken of the original black and white print.
Description Of Content:
A mother, grandmother, and six children standing in car park with trees, eating ice-creams.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Miss Kate Lhuede, 2006
Contributed by Miss Kate Lhuede
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: car parks, families, ice creams, steam trains, travel tourism, trees, thinking this might be emerald - lakeside - which is a stop along between belgrave and gembrook this is not belgrave
Themes this item is part of: Leisure Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Melbourne's Biggest Family Album Collection
Primary Classification: PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS
Secondary Classification: Museums & Galleries
Tertiary Classification: railways
People Depicted: Lhuede, Elizabeth; Lipsett, Elizabeth
Organisations Depicted: Puffing Billy Preservation Society; Emerald Tourist Railway Board
Format: Digital Still Image: Black & White; Tiff
Place & Date Depicted: Belgrave, Victoria, Australia, circa 1977

Source of Date Depicted: Contributor's estimate based on ages of the children in the photograph.
Photographer: Mr Ted Lhuede

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