Search results

Refine results by

Year level
Resource type
Learning area

Refine by topic

Main topic Specific topic Related topic
Listed under:  Technologies  >  Transport  >  Passengers
Video

The 'Oronsay' sails for Europe in 1924

This is an excerpt from an item in a silent British newsreel, 'Topical Budget', made in 1924. It shows footage of the departure of the RMS 'Oronsay' from Melbourne as part of its maiden voyage. An intertitle, not included in this footage, reads: 'Huge 20,000 ton boat sails for Europe. Ocean going ship "Oronsay" leaves Melbourne ...

Video

Onboard the 'Oronsay' in 1924

This is an excerpt from an item in a silent British newsreel, 'Topical Budget', made in 1924. It shows a scene on what appears to be the main deck of the ocean liner RMS 'Oronsay' as it leaves Melbourne. The camera pans right to survey the large number of people standing and waiting on the deck, apparently posing for the ...

Image

Lounge car, Sydney-Melbourne express, 1962

This is a black-and-white photograph of the lounge on the 'Southern Aurora', the Sydney-Melbourne express train, in 1962. The photograph shows a waiter serving drinks to two seated passengers, while a third passenger sits nearby; there are three other passengers in the background.

Image

Adelaide Railway Station, c1912

This is a black-and-white photograph of a scene at the Adelaide Railway Station in about 1912. A steam train is approaching a platform on which several people are standing, apparently waiting for the train. They are in silhouette, as is a tall gas lamp behind them. On the other side of two lines of 'broad gauge' track is ...