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Negative - Railway Guard, Ingliston, Victoria, 1939 Image Reg. No: MM 004090

Description Of Content:
A railway guard sitting on a gangers push-pull trolley with the railway platform in the background. The guard's hat badge is clearly visible.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from W Sharrock, 1987
Acknowledgement:
The Biggest Family Album of Australia, Museum Victoria
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: railway stations, railway workers, trolleys
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 Operations
Tertiary Classification: workers
People Depicted: Corby, Bill
Organisations Depicted: Ingliston Railway Station
Format: Negative: Black & White; 35 mm
Place & Date Depicted: Ingliston, Victoria, Australia, 1939
Creator: Joyce Fisher, 1939

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will Posted on 24 Jun 2010 8:20 AM
Hello, I grew up in one of the Ingliston Homested bluestone house nearby and would love some more information about this photo and the area if its available. there is very little history known about this area that i can find online.
Discovery Centre Posted on 29 Jun 2010 2:47 PM
Museum Victoria Comment
Hi Will, you may find some information on Ingliston history via the Central Highlands Regional Library Corporation and The Ballarat Historical Society.
Tad Woznica Posted on 31 Mar 2011 11:29 PM
I have was Employed as Assistant Station Master at Ingliston 1956, Visited the Bluestone Farmhouse east of Railway Station.
Remember an enormous fireplace with two doors from outside an gantry allowing a very large firewood log hanging from chains be pushed in. Was told that the stone fence was for protection from Aboriginal Warriors which lived around the nearby Werribee Gorge. I can not remember the Farmers's name.
graeme peucker Posted on 25 Jun 2013 9:36 AM
I along with my bothers and sisters live on our farm in Ingliston just jup the road from the railway station on the other side of the road our farm backed on to the Werribee Gorge with the water fall starting there and as kids we trapped rabbits for pocket money, we were there when two trains had a head on and my father cut sheep free from the train> My older sister made the news papers as the girl who loved trains. These where the best years of my life.

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