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Past Officers Certificate - Presented to M.R.J. Collins, Australian Railways Union, Victorian Branch, 1954 Document Reg. No: HT 1527

Summary:
Australian Railways Union Victorian Branch Past Officer's Certificate, presented to M.R.J. Collins in recognition of services rendered as President of the Spotswood Workshops Section, 1954.
Description:
Illuminated certificate with coloured central inscription. The inscription is surrounded by a border of two Corinthian columns in front of a background illustration of an overhead signal gantry at Flinders St Station. Across the bottom of the certificate are three illustration depicting a suburban electric passenger train, "Unity Hall" the building in Bourke Street where the A.R.U. offices were situated, and a country train hauled by a steam locomotive.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Australian Railways Union (ARU) Victorian Branch, 1985
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 558 mm (Height), 405 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions measured when certificate is standing vertically. Certifcate and mounting is approximately 2 mm thick.

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Tagged with: trade unions, electric trains, steam railway locomotives, railway unions
Themes this item is part of: Public Life & Institutions Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: TRADE UNIONS
Secondary Classification: Transport - Rail
Tertiary Classification: certificates
Inscriptions: Inscribed on certificate: 'AUSTRALIAN RAILWAYS UNION VICTORIAN BRANCH PAST OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE. Presented to M.R.J. Collins In Recognition of Services Rendered As President of the Spotswood Workshops Section. Year 1954.'
Presented By: Australian Railways Union (ARU) Victorian Branch, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Presented To: Mr M. Collins - Australian Railways Union (ARU) Victorian Branch, Spotswood, Victoria, Australia, 1954

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