Collection by Peter Winspur • Last updated 10 weeks ago


Spirit of Progress demonstration trip to Geelong, at South Kensington, Melbourne, November, 1937 [picture]

114387: Mornington Looking towards Baxter from Platform

Documenting railways and related infrastructure since 1960

[Unidentified man and woman in Southern Aurora dining car, ca. 1962] [picture].

Maryborough Railway Station Dining Room - A Station with a Town Attached - Culture Victoria

The dining room at the Railway Station was a relatively formal affair. In this picture, several wait…

Dining on the 'Southern Aurora'

Interior of railway carriage showing dining car on the 'Southern Aurora' Dated: 1962 Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000878 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions We'd love to hear from you if you use our photos. Many other photos in our collection are available to view and browse on our website using Photo Investigator. The Heritage Express website offers nostalgic rail travel in style on board the Southern Aurora.

Going, going, gone!

This looks like it might be a very rare photograph indeed. It shows the lifting of the track of the "loop " railway line run by the St Kilda and Brighton Railway Company in southern Melbourne some time in early 1862. The flooded area is almost certainly what is now the Albert Park Lake. My grateful thanks are to Australian railway authority Ian Jenkin who has identified the location and provided a wealth of information.