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Picture relating to Townsville - titled 'Railway model erected for the Victory Celebrations, Townsville, ca. 1945'
Picture relating to Goomeri - titled 'Aerial view of Goomeri, ca. 1945'

Railway model erected for the Victory Celebrations, Townsville, ca. 1945

contributed by QldPics, taken in 1945
(contact QldPics about this picture)

Model of a C.17 class steam locomotive constructed by railway employees for the Victory Celebrations. (Description supplied with photograph)
The model consists of the steam locomotive and coal wagon, plus several carriages all erected on a miniature railway track at the side of the railway yards. Several signs are visible, each stating the value of the railways during the war period.

This picture is also part of the Bonzle Military (open in new window) photo collection.