Shades of Puffing Billy

Australia, 1967

Film
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The Puffing Billy miniature railway runs between the towns of Belgrave and Emerald in the Dandenong Mountains of Victoria. Supported and operated by amateur railway enthusiasts, with the assistance of the Victorian Government Railways, the Puffing Billy has become famous throughout Australia. Takes a light-hearted look at the problems of operating the railway. An affectionate salute to the people who keep this little railway running and to locomotive enthusiasts everywhere.

Credits

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

Duration

00:11:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1967

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012450

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Puffing Billy (Locomotive)

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroad trains

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Railroads - Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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