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Negative - Victoria, circa 1870 Image Reg. No: MM 002145

Description Of Content:
A group of men, including some railways staff, posed around the old R-class 0-6-0 type steam locomotive No.161. The R-class were goods locomotives built by Phoenix Foundry, Ballarat, between 1881-1886. The locomotive has been fitted with a smoke
deflector (the large 'box' mounted on its front).
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Roy White, 1985
Discipline: Technology

More information

Tagged with: rail vehicles, railway workers, steam railway locomotives, workers, picket fences
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
People Depicted: Gunn, John
Organisations Depicted: Locomotive 161
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Victoria, Australia, circa 1870

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