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Negative - Group in Front of Victorian Railways No.1 Steam Bus, Victoria, circa 1905 Image Reg. No: MM 070567

Description Of Content:
Victorian Railways No.1 Chelmsford steam bus parked in front of a post and rail fence on the side of an unsealed forest range. A group of three men and three women on an excursion pose in front of the bus. The body of the steam bus was built by the Newport Railway Workshop. Six of these vehicles were ordered but they served for only a short period after proving unreliable in service. They were used primarily as feeder services to railway stations on the St Kilda-Brighton route.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Unknown Biggest Family Album Contributor, 1988
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: travel tourism, road transport, steam powered vehicles, steam buses, spetts
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: ROAD TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Steam Vehicles
Tertiary Classification: steam buses
Format: Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1905

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