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Negative - Flinders Street Railway Yard, Melbourne, Victoria, Sep 1899 Image Reg. No: MM 8173

Summary:
View of Flinders Street railway yards from Flinders Street Station, looking west towards Spencer Street, and with Sandridge Bridge across the Yarra River on the left. Photograph by Thomas Beckett, 17 September 1899.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
The railway lines, signals and signal boxes west of Flinders Street Station. The Yarra River and the Sandridge Bridge are on the left.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from T. Beckett, 1990
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, railway carriages, railway lines, railway signals, rivers, signal boxes
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937), The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: metropolitan
Organisations Depicted: Flinders Street Railway Station; Yarra River
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 Sep 1899
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 17 Sep 1899

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