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Negative - W Class Locomotive & Gangers, East Gippsland, Victoria, 1914 Image Reg. No: MM 5738

Description Of Content:
A train load of East Gippsland rail gangers in open trucks with a pile of sleepers in the foreground. The locomotive is a Victorian Railways W class 4-6-0 built by the Baldwin Locomotive Works in the USA. A total of 13 of this class were used in Victoria built between 1879 and 1883 with one example built in Ballarat by the Phoenix Foundry.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Arthur Christmas, 1988
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: building construction, rail transport, rail vehicles, railway sleepers, railway water tanker wagons, railway workers, railways, steam railway locomotives
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: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: construction workers
Model Name/Number: W class; W
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia, 1914

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