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Negative - Group of Railway Construction Workers & Overseer (?) Posed With Tools, Budgeree, Victoria, 1908 Image Reg. No: MM 000162

Description:
Black and white cellulose acetate negative.
Description Of Content:
A group of railway construction workers posed with their tools which include picks and shovels. A well-dressed man in a bowler hat and a boy are included in the group - this man may have been the overseer.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mavis Heyward, 1985
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: hammers, picks, railway lines, railway workers, tools, railway trolleys
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: construction workers
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Budgeree, Victoria, Australia, 1908
Creator: S Unwin, 1908

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kim ferrier Posted on 03 Sep 2012 8:03 PM
i am tipping by the flat countryside that the actual location of this photo is actually 'bungaree' not budgeree! bungaree is east of ballarat and once had a branch line to a pic nic horse racing track

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