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Negative - Sailing Ships Moored at Sandridge Railway Pier, Port Melbourne, Victoria, circa 1880 Image Reg. No: MM 001140

Description Of Content:
Sailing ships at Sandridge (Port Melbourne) Railway Pier. The ships are moored on either side of the pier, and a steam locomotive hauling goods trucks is parked in the centre of the pier. Several rail lines run along the piers. Several people are standing
or sitting on the pier, and two men who are possibly a loco crew stand on the locomotive. A steam ship is visible on the left side of the pier. The locomotive was probably a pier-shunting 0-4-0 well tank type built by Robert Stephenson & Sons, England.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Edgar Bartrop, 1985
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: industrial equipment, jetties, rail vehicles, railway lines, sailing vessels, sailors, steam railway locomotives, steamships, winches
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Wind Power - Sailing Vessels
Organisations Depicted: Sandridge Pier
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Port Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1880
Photographer: C. Nettleton Studio, circa 1880

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