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Negative - Crew Posed on O Class 0-6-0 Type Steam Locomotive No.23, Victoria, circa 1870 Image Reg. No: MM 000193

Description Of Content:
A loco crew and another man posed on O class 0-6-0 type steam locomotive No.23, built by Slaughter, Gruning & Co, Bristol. This locomotive suffered a boiler explosion on 28 August 1873 at Telegraph Hill near Geelong.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs J Morcom, 1985
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: railway lines, railway workers, steam railway locomotives, workers
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
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1885


Robert Alexander Posted on 21 Sep 2012 11:11 AM
This is locomotive No.29 built by Slaughter, Gruning & Co., This photo would have been taken after Jan. 1882 after being reboilered, as well as a new funnel and brakes fitted to the engine. It was taken off the register on 12-8-1905 and scrapped. No.23's boiler exploded on the 20-8-1873 near Kildare Road Bridge 1 mile north of Geelong. It was later rebuilt being withdrawn from service on the 25-3-1905

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