Tram

No 29 tram, at Launceston Tramway Museum. It was in service in Launceston from 1930 - 1952.

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Coach House & Stables

The coach house and stable at Runymede consists of a front room with large double doors where the carriage is and a second room at the back with the stalls, and a wooden addition. There are pegs on the wall of the stable room for tack (I assume) and a regular door in the back...

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City Park Radio

City Park Radio, community radio station. The old cottage buildings has offices etc. The studio is in a building behind (although it used to be in the attic there). Studio building. Music library

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St Andrew’s Presbyterian (now Uniting) Church, Evandale

Opened 1840. Sunday School building to the left. Graves are along the side and behind the church. From the entrance, with St Andrews Anglican Church across the road. Two aisles, rather than one central aisle. Left front corner, if facing pulpit. Centre pews and pulpit From within a pew. Front right corner, if facing pulpit. Rear...

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St David’s Cathedral, Hobart

Cnr Macquarie & Murray Streets, Hobart. (Murrary St entrance shown above.) Opened 1874, replacing an older building of the same name Building started 1868. Consecrated & opened 1874. Chancel, Sanctuary & Nixon Chapel completed 1891-4 Bell tower completed 1936 North side. Looking back towards the  entrance. Nixon Chapel, commemorating Francis Nixon, first bishop of Tasmania....

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St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Buckland

Just off the highway at Buckland, formerly Prosser's Plains. Foundation stone laid 1846. Consecrated 1850. This little church is best known for its large window which is claimed to date to the 14th century. The myths surrounding the window are looked at in a post on the Stained Glass Australia site. While the window isn't...

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Launceston Synagogue

To go in, you have to go along this side bit and the door is around the back. (The different floor colours are due to boards being replaced, no floor coverings.) Originally here. Internal photos are from the Rotary Club's Doors Open Day in 2009.

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St Matthew’s Anglican Church, New Norfolk

St Matthews lays claim to being the oldest Anglican Church in Tasmania, bring opened in 1823. An article in the Mercury written for the St Matthew's centenary in 1925 talks about the history of the church: Mr. Knopwood retired in 1823 from the chaplaincy of Hobart, and come to live in New Norfolk, and in the...

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Krauss Locomotive

Krauss locomotive Several of these Krauss locomotives operated on Tasmania's West Coast. This particular engine once belonged to the Mt Lyell Mining Company. It runs on narrow (2 feet) gauge lines. By using these narrower tracks, the mining companies were able to build railway lines more cheaply to access areas that would have been very...

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Hydro-electric power station

Two posts, from two visits with different content. Trevallyn Power Station was built 1955, and replaced Duck Reach. It's managed by Hydro Tasmania. A few years back, the state-owned HEC was broken up into 3 companies: the Hydro, who generate the power; Transend, who transmit it, and Aurora, who deal with the consumer side. Trevallyn...

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Hydro-electric power station

Two posts, from two visits with different content. Trevallyn Power Station was built 1955, and replaced Duck Reach. It's managed by Hydro Tasmania. A few years back, the state-owned HEC was broken up into 3 companies: the Hydro, who generate the power; Transend, who transmit it, and Aurora, who deal with the consumer side. This...

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Former

From accompanying information leaflet: Foot Powered Former Pedal opertain dirving a pulley which drove a small turning bit by way of leather blet. Seat was separate and sdjustable. Wooden table was separate and adjustable. Seat has "former" cast into it. Makers name cast into both sides of main main casting. Cast into foot is "PAT'D...

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Treadle Lathe

Accompanying information sheet says: Wooden bed constriction with lathe mounted on top (2 sections). No distinguishing marks. Probably home-made.

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