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Negative - Victorian Railways, JBF-Type Bogie Hpper Briqette Wagon Unloading at Footscray, Victoria, circa 1980 Image Reg. No: MM 049219

Summary:
Part of a large photographic collection of glass plate and film negatives, photographic prints and photo albums, relating to the development of the electric power supply industry in Victoria, operated by the State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) from 1919 to 1993 and various predecessor private and municipal power supply enterprises dating back to the late 1880s.
Description Of Content:
Unloading briquettes from a Victorian Railways (VicRail) JBF-Type 8-wheel double-bogie hopper wagon at the State Electricity Commission's Depot on Whitehall Street, Footscray.
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: coal, coal handling equipment, conveyors, drays wagons, railway rollingstock, railway wagons
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV) Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Rollingstock
Tertiary Classification: hopper goods trucks
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Footscray, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980
References: JBF class briquette hopper wagons were first introduced in 1977, with a total of 35 built.
http://www.victorianrailways.net/freight/freight%20pages/jbf.html, accessed 19/05/2011.

Comments

Mark Bau Posted on 14 Apr 2011 10:45 PM
This photo could not have been taken any earlier than 1977. The rail wagon in the photo is a JBF class:

http://www.victorianrailways.net/freight/freight%20pages/jbf.html

These wagons were first introduced in 1977.

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