ROLL 80. A.R.H.S. 50th Anniversary Electrification Sandringham to Essendon, 24th May 1969. Goulburn Valley Line, 1st June 1969.

 

All photos Les Brown. Not to be used for Publication.

 

80-1. Belgrave. The old-new Belgrave station.

 

80-2. L1159. South Yarra.

 

80-3. Hampton. This was the special anniversary train to Essendon.

 

80-4. Sandringham.

 

80-5. Brighton Beach. Tait, Harris & Swing-door stock ready for the Monday morning peak.

 

80-6. Melbourne Goods Yard. Construction of the Hump Yard was well underway.

 

80-7. Melbourne Goods Yard. Construction of the Hump.

 

80-8. Melbourne Goods Yard. Construction of the Hump.

 

80-9. Newmarket. Racecourse junction.

 

80-10. Broadmeadows. Looking towards Somerton.

 

80-11. S300. Near Seymour. Down Albury pass.

 

80-12. X32, S310 & T357. Near Seymour. The T was on a down Shepparton. Standard Gauge trains were a lot shorter in those days.

 

80-13. T357. Near Seymour.

 

80-14. Goulburn Valley Line. Nice sleepers. This is a place for a photo-stop. Taken on a photo-stop survey in preparation for a fan-trip to Picola.

 

80-15. Goulburn Valley Line. Nice location.

 

80-16. Tabilk?

 

80-17. Arcadia.

 

80-18. Goulburn River bridge. Remains of the old bridge on the right.

 

80-19. Goulburn River bridge.

 

80-20. Goulburn Valley line. But where is it? Note station in background.

 

80-21. T357. Goulburn Valley line. Up Shepparton.