|Issue No 122||07 December 2001|
Letters to the Editor
Trains of Treasure
The TRAINS OF TREASURE exhibition of 26 panels was developed during 1985 and concentrates the lives of railway workers and the part they played in the history the history of the railways in Australia.
Each panel is based around a poem, song or subject significant in the history of Australian Rail. The exhibition has recently been updated with an extra panel and by replacing the original cassette tapes with CDs
Trains of Treasure ONLINE
The exhibition and the songs and poems (including transcriptions) can be viewed (and listened to!) online at:
Trains of Treasure on CD
Trains of Treasure and its companion Railway Voices are now both available on CD from the Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU)
The CDs offer a generous sample of the work of Brian Dunnett and Denis Kevans in unearthing a remarkable body of Australian railway song and poetry dating from Frank the Poet's Company Underground (1837) to David Peetz' Fatal Train last year.
CDs cost $25 (including post) each
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