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    Victorian Railways had about a half dozen serious explosions in 19th Century, one locomotive managed to do this twice!

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    created by: ShunterSnell on 2013-08-10 01:00:37.0
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  1. TEH INQUIRY INTO TEE RAILWAT WORKSHOPS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 2 October 1869 p 6 Article
    Abstract: We continue our abstract of the evidence taken before the commission appointed to inquire into the condition and management of the Victorian railway ... 5270 words
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    2016-06-02 15:19:50.0

    Inquiry, includes Houghton & Christy vs Witnesses

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  2. The Chronicle. OCTOBER, 9th, 1869.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 9 October 1869 p 4 Article
    Abstract: AFTER all the hue and cry which was raised about the Williamstown railway workshops, we have at last been supplied with some of the evidence which wa ... 1238 words
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    2016-09-12 16:26:51.0

    Re Foremen Boilermakers

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  3. MR. SWAN AS A BOILERMAKER. TO THE EDITOR OF THE ARGUS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 15 October 1869 p 6 Article
    Abstract: Sir,—I beg to correct an error which appeared in your valuable columns on the 7th October, 1869, which read as follows:—"He did not consider Swan a r ... 165 words
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  4. TASMANIA. LAUNCESTON, Thursday.
    Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954) Saturday 8 February 1873 p 9 Article
    Abstract: The Psyche has arrived from Cardiff, after a passage of 115 days, Her cargo consists principally of railway materials for the main line. 778 words
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    2017-05-09 23:41:57.0

    Angus Gordon; Drvr @ #51 explosion - 1872

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  5. SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Thursday 21 August 1873 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The town was thrown into a state of unwonted excitement yesterday forenoon by a report that the boiler of the goods train for Ballarat had burst, sma ... 1506 words
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    2015-04-21 23:16:48.0

    Engine No. 23 - Slaughter, Grunning (Avonside) 1861
    Engdrvr: Marcel Auguste De Pazanan
    Frmn: Thomas Mc Namara, (of Ballaarat?)

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  6. THE LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 22 August 1873 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The locomotive overseer in the Victorian Railway department has forwarded the following report on the explosion of the engine of a goods train near G ... 864 words
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  7. SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT NEAR GEELONG. EXPLOSION OF A LOCOMOTIVE BOILER AND TOTAL WRECK OF A GOODS TRAlN.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Tuesday 26 August 1873 p 3 Article
    Abstract: THE Geelong correspondent of the Melbourne Telegraph writes:—"A catastrophe occurred yesterday monring on the railway line, about a mile from the Gee ... 434 words
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    No. 23 Geelong

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  8. ASMODEUS' IN SANDHURST. (To the Editor of the Bendigo Advertiser.)
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Tuesday 26 August 1873 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Sir,— "Ne sutor ultra crepidam," or in the vernacular, "Lot the cobbler stick to his last" This proverb was forcibly brought to my mind during a rece ... 1333 words
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  9. SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Geelong Advertiser (Vic. : 1859 - 1929) Tuesday 9 September 1873 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The town was thrown into a state of unwonted excitement on the 22nd August, by a report that the boiler of the goods train for Ballarat had burst, sm ... 1522 words
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  10. SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. INTRODUCTION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Tuesday 9 September 1873 p 1 Article
    Abstract: The political events of the past month have bee to some extent of an exciting character. In our last summary for England it was stated that the lengt ... 46677 words
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  11. THE BALLARAT BOILER EXPLOSION.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Saturday 26 May 1883 p 12 Article
    Abstract: The engine, No. 72, one of the boiler plates of which gave way near Ballarat on the 21st inst., was consigned yesterday from Ballarat to Williamstown ... 454 words
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  12. THE BALLARAT ENGINE.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 31 May 1883 p 10 Article
    Abstract: Mr. Mirls, the locomotive superintendent, received yesterday the following petition from the Ballarat engine drivers respecting the accident to No. 7 ... 288 words
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  13. ANOTHER RAILWAY ACCIDENT. THE FIREMAN KILLED AND THE ENGINE DRIVER'S BACK BROKEN. MELBOURNE, Thursday.
    The Colac Herald (Vic. : 1875 - 1918) Friday 4 April 1884 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Another fatal accident occurred about half a mile beyond the Sunbury railway station at 3 o'clock this morning. A special goods train from 164 words
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  14. PERAMBULATOR.
    Kilmore Free Press (Kilmore, Vic. : 1870 - 1954) Thursday 10 April 1884 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Mr Thomas Bent is not the Commissioner of Railways now, and yet this circumstance does not preclude the possibility of accidents. Last week was disti ... 625 words
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    2017-05-09 22:18:22.0

    Editorial re: Tommy Bent & accidents

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  15. MELBOURNE. Thursday Evening.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Friday 18 April 1884 p 3 Article
    Abstract: The Public Service Commissioners will, early next week, commence their inapection of the offices in the country districts. The first start will be ma ... 2004 words
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  16. THE SUNBURY BOI[?] EXPLOSION. ADJOURNED INQUEST.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Friday 18 April 1884 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The adjourned inquest touching the death of Kobert Hutchinson, fireman, who was killed by the explosion of a locomotive boiler near Sunbury, was held ... 3862 words
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    Sunbury Explosion

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  17. EXPLOSION OF AN ENGINE-BOILER. Melbourne, August 17.
    South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) Thursday 18 August 1887 p 5 Article
    Abstract: An explosion occurred this evening near Taradale Railway Station, owing to the bursting of the boiler of an engine of the goods train. Peter McEwan, ... 124 words
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  18. ACCIDENT TO A RAILWAY ENGINE. BURSTING OF THE BOILER. THE DRIVER AND THE FIREMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. | TARADALE. Wednesday.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2000) Friday 19 August 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A terrific explosion was hear this evening coming from the direction of No. 29 gate, on the railway line, a few hundred yards from the Taradale stati ... 1013 words
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    Drvr: Thomas Watson & Peter Mc

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  19. SERIOUS RAILWAY ACCIDENT.
    Kerang Times and Swan Hill Gazette (Vic. : 1877 - 1889) Friday 19 August 1887 p 2 Article
    Abstract: About five o'clock on Wednesday evening a serious accident occurred to a special goods train on its way from Sandhurst to Melbourne. The train, which ... 546 words
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  20. RAILWAY ACCIDENT. BURSTING OF THE BOILER THE DRIVER AND THE FIREMAN SERIOUSLY INJURED. Taradale, Wednesday.
    Kyabram Union (Vic. : 1886 - 1894) Friday 19 August 1887 p 7 Article
    Abstract: A terrific explosion was heard this evening coming from the direction of No. 29 gate, on the railway line, a few hundred yards from the Taradale stat ... 559 words
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  21. THE LOCOMOTIVE BRANCH AND MR. ALLISON SMITH.
    Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918) Tuesday 24 April 1888 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The following letter has been addressed by the committee of the locomotive employes of the Railway department to the Commissioners:—"Lichfield House, ... 559 words
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  22. The Chronicle. SATURDAY, JULY 14th, 1888.
    Williamstown Chronicle (Vic. : 1856 - 1954) Saturday 14 July 1888 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE Bakers' Union of the Trades Hall, being desirous of obtaining the benefits of the eight hours system for the bakers of Williamstown, called a mee ... 1427 words
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  23. The Gippsland Times. MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1890.
    Gippsland Times (Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 10 March 1890 p 3 Article
    Abstract: CRUEL and demoralising spectacles should he put a stop to. Of such a sort is that which was witnessed in the Friendly Societies Gardens, in 2878 words
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  24. Explosion of a Locomotive Boller. WARRAGUL, Friday.
    Camperdown Chronicle (Vic. : 1877 - 1954) Tuesday 11 March 1890 p 3 Article
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    This loco was ex- Tasmanian:- Launceston

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  25. THE Warragul Guardian FRIDAY, 14TH MARCH, 1890.
    Warragul Guardian and Buln Buln and Narracan Shire Advocate (Warragul, Vic. : 1879 - 1894) Friday 14 March 1890 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A meeting of representatives of the Warragul Friendly Societies was held at the Athenaeum Hall on Wednesday evening, the lodges represented being the ... 1038 words
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    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Thursday 14 May 1891 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE condition and prospects of the working classes are at present engaging the attention of the thoughtful philan thropists the world over. General 6401 words
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    Drvr De Pazanan

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  27. ALARMING RAILWAY ACCIDENT. EXPLOSION OF A LOCOMOTIVE BOILER AT RINGWOOD. REMARKABLE ESCAPE OF DRIVER AND FIREMAN.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 22 January 1894 p 5 Article
    Abstract: On Saturday evening last, a few minutes after the 7.50 train from Healesville had reached Ringwood station, a terrific explosion occurred which shook ... 999 words
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    297 R @ Ringwood. Driver; John Shepherd of Richmond - Engdrvr 20 yrs. / Frmn Willm Miles.

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  28. THE LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION AT RINGWOOD. INQUIRY BY THE BOARD OF EXPERTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 25 January 1894 p 7 Article
    Abstract: The board appointed to inquiry into the cause of the explosion of a locomotive boiler at Ringwood on Saturday night, the 20th, inst. met yesterday at ... 1466 words
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  29. THE RECENT LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION. INQUIRY BY THE BOARD OF EXPERTS.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Thursday 1 February 1894 p 6 Article
    Abstract: The inquiry into the circumstances attending the locomotive boiler explosion which took place at Ringwood on the 20th ult. was resumed at the railway ... 624 words
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    2015-05-27 19:31:49.0

    'Ned' Jacks - 35yrs service / 12 yrs current position, as Chief Loco Inspector. / Harry Lewis, fore NML. / Harris - N Foreman at Princes Bridge.

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  30. Late Boiler Explosions. COMMISSION OF INQUIRY.
    Queensland Times, Ipswich Herald and General Advertiser (Qld. : 1861 - 1908) Saturday 14 January 1899 p 2 Article
    Abstract: THE commission of inquiry appointed to investigate the causes of the recent Locomotive boiler explosions (says the "Courier"J commenced to take evide ... 2528 words
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    2015-05-27 19:18:46.0

    Walter Stinton VR Deputy C.M.E.

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  31. Obituary.
    Morwell Advertiser (Morwell, Vic. : 1888 - 1954) Friday 3 November 1899 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It is with feelings of deep regret we have to chronicle the death of Mrs. A. De Pazanan which sad event took place on Monday evening last, after a sh ... 201 words
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    Mrs A (Auguste) Pazanan wife of Marcel Auguste De Pazanan

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  32. CONSTRUCTION OF LOCOMOTIVES. GOVERNMENT AGAINST PRIVATE ENTERPRISE. SITTINGS OF THE ROYAL COMMIS-SION. EVIDENCE FOR THE NEWPORT WORKSHOPS. MELBOURNE, Thursday.
    The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Friday 17 March 1905 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The sittings of the Royal Commission appointed to euquire into the relative cost of constructing locomotive engines manufactured at the Phoenix Found ... 1221 words
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  33. THE SUNBURY EXPLOSION. INQUEST ON THE BODY OF HUTCHISON.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 12 April 1884 p 12 Article
    Abstract: An inquest on the body of Robert Hutchison, the fireman who was killed at the time of the boiler explosion at Sanbury, on the Sandhurst Railway, on t ... 303 words
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    Frmn Robt Hutchinson

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