The Commonwealth's Trans-Australian Railway

Title:
The Commonwealth's Trans-Australian Railway
NFSA ID:
8954
Year:
1925
Category:
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The construction of the Trans-Australian Railway and telegraph line from Port Augusta, S.A., to Kalgoorlie, W.A., during the period 1912 to 1917. Construction of railway carriages at Port Augusta is seen and a rail journey across the Nullarbor from Port Augusta to Kalgoorlie during the 1920s, as well as the carrying of freight including sandalwood, live sheep, and salt from a saltworks are shown.

From the Film Australia Collection. Made by the Cinema and Photographic Branch 1925. Directed by Bert Ive.

Director:
Bert Ive