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Government Railways of New South Wales rolling stock 1885

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3086D

Scope and Contents

An album containing albumen prints, 270 x 220 mm. The volume has a printed title page: 'Photographs of Rolling Stock used on the Government Railways of New South Wales, each description of vehicle being illustrated'. There are no captions. No detailed identification of this volume has been attempted. The following is a summary: 1-35 locomotives; 36-74 passenger coaches; 75 guard's van; 76-80 luggage vans; 82 horse boxes; 83 prison van; 84-94 miscellaneous freight wagons: 88 meat van, 92 'Tiffany's Summer and Winter Car'; 95-96 gunpowder vans; 97 workmen's van; 98-109 uncovered wagons and flats; 110-112 tankers; 113-114 travelling cranes.


  • Creation: 1885

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown.


1 album(s) (114 images in 1 album)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The album has suffered severely from water damage: nos. 2-3, 32-33, 42-43 and 46-47 have stuck together and incurred some damage on separation, though not affecting the main subject. The water has also transferred dust on to the surface of some plates.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Australasia, fiche numbers 30-34.


This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
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