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Auction: 208 - Lot number: 362 << Previous   Next >>

Category: QUEENSLAND

Description: 1925 Murray (Gympie) real photo "Rocky Mail Disaster", a terrific photo showing damage to the railway line on the trestle bridge, wreckage of several carriages in the ravine, plus an array of workers, gawkers & a lone policeman, a few minor spots on the reverse, unused. Ex Coo-ee Picture Library. [The disaster occurred on 10.6.1925, south of Gympie, when the overnight mail train from Brisbane to Rockhampton was partly derailed. At the time, it was the worst railway disaster in Queensland, with 9 killed & 48 injured]

Listed in: postal establishments - Travelling Post Offices , Disaster , Trains , Transport - railways & trains , QUEENSLAND , AUSTRALIA , AUSTRALIAN COLONIES General

Estimate: AUD$ 100.00

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Quality: a- Get Help on this Item


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