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First engine leaving New Central Station Sydney 4 August 1906

1986.0117.4560

First engine leaving New Central Station Sydney 4 August 1906

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Postcard featuring a black and white photograph of a steam train decked with flags and bunting at a platform. The train has the number "662" painted on the side. There are a number of men in hats and suits standing on the platform behind the engine. It is captioned at the bottom right "FIRST ENGINE LEAVING / NEW CENTRAL STATION / SYDNEY 4/8/06". "To Jack / from / Mother" is written on the back.

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