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Negative - Bendigo, Victoria, circa 1905 Image Reg. No: MM 004147

Description Of Content:
A group of workers from the Bendigo tram system.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Elaine Andrew, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: cable trams, transport workers
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Cable Tramways
Tertiary Classification: tramway workers
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, circa 1905
Creator: W Ninnis Studio, circa 1905


Richard Horne Posted on 08 Jul 2011 10:27 AM
The caption is incorrect. Bendigo never had cable trams, only battery electric trams, briefly in 1890, then steam trams from 1891 until electric trams commenced running in 1903. The picture shows the original battery & steam tram depot.

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