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Railways 1914-1918 - A travelling Exhibition by Qld Museum

Mareeba Heritage Museum & Tourist Information Centre


Started: 6 Oct 2017 09:00
Finished: 29 Oct 2017 17:00


This is a Free Event.

The Mareeba Heritage Museum & Information Centre will host the Railways 1914-1918 travelling exhibition on October 6 - 29. Entry is free with the Centre open from 9am to 5pm.

The story of the role of rail transport in war is of national significance. As part of the conflict of World War 1, railways played an important part in the logistics of war.
This travelling exhibition from The Workshops Rail Museum explores the role of railways at home and on the front and the pivotal role of rail in moving Australia’s military. The exhibition is divided into 7 themes:

-Forged For War
-Signing Up and Saying Goodbye
-Railways at the Front
-Railway Units of the Great War
-The Brotherhood of Railway Men
-At Home
-Legacies of War

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