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Spirit of Progress with steam locomotive S302 Edward Henty, Victorian Railways, Victoria, 1937
Bib ID 6449078
Format PicturePicture, OnlineOnline [still image, sheet]
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Description Victoria : V.R., 1937 
1 postcard : colour ; 9.3 x 14.5 cm 
Series

Jim Davidson Australian postcard collection, 1880-1980.

Notes

Title devised by cataloguer from inscription and reference sources.

Part of the: Jim Davidson Australian postcard collection, 1880-1980.

Condition: Good.

Inscription: "Spirit of Progress - Australia's first completely air-conditioned, streamlined, all-steel train. Constructed at the Railway Workshop, Newport, Victoria, and place in service between Melbourne and Albury on November 23, 1937"--Printed on front.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-153094907

Subjects Spirit of Progress (Train) -- Pictorial works.  |  Victorian Railways -- History -- Pictorial works.  |  Railroads -- Victoria -- History -- Pictorial works.  |  Railroad passenger cars -- Victoria -- Pictorial works.  |  Steam locomotives -- Victoria -- Pictorial works.  |  Australia -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works.

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