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Negative - S-Class Locomotive, Victoria, 1928-1936 Image Reg. No: MM 009111

Summary:
Photograph of the S-class 4-6-2 passenger steam locomotive No. 300 'Matthew Flinders'. The S-class 'Pacific' locomotives were introduced in 1928, and were built by Victorian Railways at the Newport workshops. The four locomotives in this class were streamlined in 1936-1938 to haul the 'Spirit of Progress' service between Melbourne and Wodonga. This image offers a three-quarter side view of the locomotive prior to steamlining.
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The S-class 4-6-2 passenger steam locomotive No.300 'Matthew Flinders'. The S-class 'Pacific' locomotives were introduced in 1928, and were built by Victorian Railways at the Newport workshops. The four locomotives in this class were streamlined in 1936-
1938 to haul the 'Spirit of Progress' service between Melbourne and Wodonga. This image offers side view of the locomotive prior to steamlining.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Unknown Biggest Family Album Contributor, 1992
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: diesel 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: Railways - Steam Power
Tertiary Classification: steam locomotives
Organisations Depicted: Locomotive S-300; 'Matthew Flinders'
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1928

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