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Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at works on railways commenced at Port Augusta, Oodnadatta, Tarcoola and Alice Springs between 1912 and 2001

Ceremonial shovel used for the turning of the first sod at w...

Australian National Railways Commission collection
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Shovels
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Port Augusta, South Australia, Australia
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Baron Thomas Denman
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1912
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Shovel

Shovel

Claude Dunshea collection no. 1
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Shovels
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Savage Co Ltd
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1930
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Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Broadmouth metal shovel with a D-shaped wooden handle

Reginald Alder collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Epping, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Reginald F. Adler
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1940
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Small trenching shovel with a green painted metal blade and a yellow plastic grip - daughter's

Small trenching shovel with a green painted metal blade and ...

Tjanpi 'Wild Harvest Family' collection
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Shovels
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Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Furnace Shovel from the Government Printing Office

Australian Government Publishing Service collection no. 2
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Shovels
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Australian Government Publishing Service
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Ceremonial shovel used by Prime Minister John Howard to turn the first sod on the site of the National Museum of Australia and AIATSIS on Acton Peninsula, Canberra, ACT, on 1 October 1998

Ceremonial shovel used by Prime Minister John Howard to turn...

Acton Peninsula Alliance collection
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Shovels
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Hon John W. Howard
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1998
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