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Glass Negative - Flinders Street Railway Yard, Melbourne, Victoria, Sep 1899 Image Reg. No: MM 030201

Summary:
View of Flinders Street railway yards from Flinders Street Station, looking west towards Spencer Street, and with Sandridge Bridge across the Yarra River on the left. Photograph by Thomas Beckett, 17 September 1899.

Part of a collection of glass plate negatives taken by Dr Thomas George Beckett, doctor, pioneering radiologist and amateur photographer between 1891 and 1910. The collection is primarily of Beckett's family, friends, homes, and towns and suburbs where Beckett and his family lived, including Charlton in central Victoria and Northcote & South Yarra, suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria.
Description Of Content:
General view of Flinders Street railway yard looking in westerly direction showing trains, signal box and the Sandridge rail bridge over the Yarra River.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Joan Hadden
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: bridges, railway lines, railway rollingstock, railway signals, rivers, signal boxes
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett Collection, Dr Thomas George Beckett (1859-1937)
Primary Classification: RAIL TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Railway Infrastructure - Permanent Way
Tertiary Classification: metropolitan
Original Caption: FLINDERS STREET RAILWAY.
Format: Glass Negative: Black & White
Place & Date Depicted: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 17 Sep 1899
Photographer: Dr Thomas Beckett, Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 17 Sep 1899

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