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Negative - Murray Bridge, South Australia, 1929 Image Reg. No: MM 8885

Description Of Content:
A Class 600 Pacific type steam locomotive stopped at Murray Bridge.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Cyril Henshaw, 1991
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: rail transport, railway lines, railways, steam engines, steam railway locomotives, travel tourism
Themes this item is part of: Engineering Collection, Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railways - Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: steam locomotives
Organisations Depicted: Mountain Type Locomotive
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Murray Bridge, South Australia, Australia, 1929
Creator: C Henshaw, 1929

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Graham Coult Posted on 15 Jan 2013 9:57 AM
Hi, I love the pics on here, and thank you for putting it all together. This loco has 8 driving wheel not six, so it cannot be a 600 class pacific. Perhaps it is a 500 class (originally a 4-8-2 - "organisations depcited" category says Mountain Type Locomotive, whicg is a 4-8-2) or maybe a 700 class loco (very similar to a 600 class pacific but with different wheel arrangement and smaller diameter driving wheels).

You have a great site here (I am British and live in London).

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