Overland with Cobb & Co.

Australia, 1987

Film
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A journey through the outback by Cobb & Co coach. Cobb & Co have a unique place in Australia’s past. The growth of the company went hand in hand with the development of rural Australia. In many ways it made development possible, providing an essential fast transport system on which the rural areas depended. By 1870 Cobb & Co were harnessing 6,000 horses a day to haul their coaches over 28,000 of track every week.

Credits

director

Stephen Cross

production company

Argosy Films

Language

English

Duration

00:58:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

36030

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Transportation

History → Australia - History

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan

MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan

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