ROLL 25. A.R.E. Excursion to Bittern, 5th August 1967. Spencer Street & North Ballarat, 13th August 1967.

 

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

 

Scanned Negatives

 

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25-01. D3 639. Near Baxter.

 

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25-02. D3 639. Near Baxter.

 

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25-03. Bittern.

 

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25-04. 89RM. Crib Point. The line to the Naval base can be seen at left.

 

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25-05. 89RM. Naval Base. The Rail Motor has arrived from Crib Point.

 

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25-06. 89RM. Naval Base. Ready to depart for Bittern.

 

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25-07. Bittern.

 

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25-08. Near Bittern. The formation of the branch line to Red Hill, closed 1st July1953.

 

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25-09. Near Bittern. Remains of trestle bridge, branch line to Red Hill.

 

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25-10. D3 639. Bittern.

 

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25-11. D3 639. Bittern.

 

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25-12. D3 639. Bittern.

 

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25-13. Bittern. Carriage 1AV. This was the first vestibule carriage (inter-carriage diaphragm connection) on the Victorian Railways. It was built in 1898.

 

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25-14. Bittern. Carriage 14ABL. These were used extensively on mixed train services in Victoria.

 

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25-15. D3 639. Bittern.

 

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25-16. D3 639. Frankston.

 

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25-17. McKinnon Station. I started nearly all my rail journeys from this platform.

 

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25-18. D3 639. Princess Bridge Station. Platform 1 East.

 

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25-19. S312 & X36. Spencer Street Station.

 

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25-20. D3 646. North Ballarat Workshops.

 

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25-21. K161 & D3 653. North Ballarat Workshops. The K was scrapped a month later.

 

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