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Across the Trans-continental Railway: From Kalgoorlie to Port Augusta (c.1917)

The construction of the trans-continental railway began in 1912 with work being carried out at both ends simultaneously.

Length: 17 minutes 57 seconds

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)

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National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 88

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