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Zig-Zag Railway-near Sydney, 1888 - 1889

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y308A/114

Scope and Contents

178 x 110 mm. A view of the Lithgow Zig-Zag, a massive piece of railway engineering by John Whitton, which enabled the railways to descend on the far side of the Blue Mountains on the Western Line from Sydney. These viaducts were opened in 1869.


  • Creation: 1888 - 1889


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Bayliss, Charles, 1850-1897, photographer

Finding aid date

2012-03-23 14:51:42+00:00

Includes index.

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