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Negative - Adelaide, South Australia, circa 1875 Image Reg. No: MM 004170

Description Of Content:
A double decker tram at the tram terminus. There is a horse and cart on the left.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Jenny Carrington, 1987
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: horsedrawn vehicles, signalling, tram lines
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: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, circa 1875
Creator: S Nixon Studio, circa 1875


Richard Horne Posted on 08 Jul 2011 10:20 AM
The caption is totally incorrect. This is South Australian Railways 5'3" gauge horse tram 3 at Kadina railway station, shortly before being replaced by the 3'6" gauge railway (in background, right) in Jan 1892.

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