150th Anniversary of Rail pamphlets

Made 2005

These pamphlets provide a written explanation and overview of the history of the opening day of the Sydney Railway in 1855. They were produced to promote the celebrations associated with the 150th Anniversary of Rail in New South Wales in 2005, particularly the official weekend (September 24-26), which involved a re-enactment of the first rail journey between Central Station and Parramatta.

In 1855 the first steam train hauled by Locomotive No 1, operated from Sydney to Parramatta. At this tim...

Summary

2007/179/5
Pamphlets (2), commemorative guide and open day memento, 150th Anniversary of Rail, paper, printed for Railcorp, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 2005

Two commemorative pamphlets made of paper including (1) souvenir commemorative guide and (1) souvenir memento for the opening day of the Sydney Railway in 1855. Also accompanying this material is an expired membership card bearing an image of Locomotive No 1.

Production

These pamphlets were printed in Sydney, Australia in 2005.
2005

Source

Gift of RailCorp, 2007

Cite this Object

150th Anniversary of Rail pamphlets 2015, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 27 March 2017, <https://ma.as/371497>
{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/371497 |title=150th Anniversary of Rail pamphlets |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=27 March 2017 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}
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