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Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Culture Volume 5 - Behind the Tin Fence: A history of the Ipswich Railway Workshops

Behind the Tin Fence: A History of the Ipswich Railway Workshops

Edited by Veronica Macno, Geraldine Mate and David Mewes

This volume was awarded a Silver medal in the Governor's Heritage Award for local heritage projects in 2012.

Behind the Tin Fence is available in print from either, the Ipswich Railway Workshop shop or from Queensland Museum Southbank shop.

 Part 1 - Published 30 June 2011

Authors

Title

Moritz, A.

Foreword (161 KB) pdf document icon

Manco, V.

Workshops: the centre of railway (1551 KB) pdf document icon

Buchanan, R.

Evolution of the Ipswich Railway Workshops site (1973 KB) pdf document icon

Blake, T., Buchanan, R. & Mewes, D.

'A different country’ - the organisation of the Ipswich Railway Workshops (5336 KB) pdf document icon

This pdf was updated in November 2020 to address an error in the paper on page 65 (Table 4: Chief Engineers). Mr Lindsay Cooper was added to the list of Group General Managers listed in Table 4, a position he held from 2006-2008.

Mewes, D.

Production at the Workshops (2051 KB) pdf document icon

Buchanan, R. & Macno, V.

More than work (1749 KB) pdf document icon

Buchanan, R.

The Workshops and the community (1244 KB) pdf document icon

Hallam, G.

The North Ipswich Roundhouse (1825 KB) pdf document icon

Mewes, D.

Rebirth of an Icon (1910 KB) pdf document icon

Mate, G. & Moritz, A.

The Workshop Rail Museum (2757 KB) pdf document icon