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Negative - Railway Construction Workers, Heywood, Victoria, circa 1915 Image Reg. No: MM 003418

Description:
Black and white cellulose acetate negatvie.
Description Of Content:
Construction workers on the Heywood to Mt Gambier railway line. One man holds an accordian and another holds a dog. They are posed in front of some tents and trees. They were probably contract labour ('piece workers').
Acquisition Information:
Copied from W Rogers, 1986
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: camp sites, dogs, domestic animals, musical instruments, railway lines, railway workers, tents, workers
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Information & Communication Collection, Transport Collection, The Biggest Family Album in Australia Collection
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: construction camps
Inscriptions: Hand written in white, across bottom of photograph; "Peace Workers / Heywood to MT. Gambier Railway / Then. the.Band. began.to.play."
Organisations Depicted: Peace Workers
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Heywood, Victoria, Australia, circa 1915

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