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New Standard Gauge Railway Links Marree and Port Augusta

Construction of new standard rail gauge provides a rail link from Marree to Port Augusta.
Series : Australian Diary | Episode : 103 | Year : 1958 | Total Duration : 5.5 Minutes | Producer : Jack S Allan
Machines building the new standard gauge railway to Marree from Port Augusta, train across flat plain, coal field, loading coal onto trucks, power station, electricity grid, Holden on train, loading complete narrow gauge train onto wide gauge train, goods onto train, men drinking water from pipe used to fill train, man with measuring gauge, earth moving equipment, lengths of rail welded and assembled in Port Augusta, tracks into position, engineers check, man through deep sand,track POV train from behind, loading new rails, laying, bridge building, train (1958)
Access No. 43420 | 5 mins 29 secs | 1950s | SA, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |