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Negative - Kurkuruc Creek, Victoria, Oct 1907 Image Reg. No: MM 004024

Description Of Content:
An elevated view of the damaged locomotive and goods trucks which derailed whilst crossing a bridge at Kurkuruc Creek, 4 October 1907. The photo is taken from the bridge itself, and shows several groups of men inspecting the derailed train. Both the engine driver, Joseph Duke, and the fireman, Edwin Cherry, were killed in the accident. The 4-6-0 steam goods locomotive No.614 was hauling the train at the time of the derailment.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Terence Whelan, 1987
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: accidents, rail vehicles, railway rollingstock
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: Railway Infrastructure - Bridges
People Depicted: Whelan, John
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Kurkuruc Creek, Victoria, Australia, 04 Oct 1907

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