Government Railways of New South Wales rolling stock 1885
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.
Conditions Governing Access
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Biographical / Historical
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.
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