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Melbourne stanchions and overhead line electrification

Overhead wires used to supply power to electric trains

Overhead stanchions at the up end of the former Malvern goods yard

5 February 2012 18:37 PM
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1920s single arm Merz stanchion at Middle Footscray

18 September 2011 14:55 PM
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Runway lights and low profile stanchions at the south end of the former RAAF Williams runway

11 September 2011 16:20 PM
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Runway lights and low profile stanchions at the south end of the former RAAF Williams runway

11 September 2011 16:20 PM
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Merz stanchion at Newport recently modified to be further away from the tracks

A graffiti vandal hanging out of a Hitachi window was decapitated by it back in February 2009:
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/train-skylarker-seriously-injured/story-e6frf7jo-1111118974577

30 November 2009 08:36 AM
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1950s era portal structures supporting the overhead on the Gippsland line at Beaconsfield

9 August 2008 16:03 PM
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Overhead tensioning structure on the down side of Seddon on the Werribee line

25 April 2008 14:50 PM
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Brand new overhead above the Spencer Street goods lines: still copper coloured

9 June 2005 13:04 PM
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Brand new overhead above the Spencer Street goods lines: still copper coloured

9 June 2005 13:02 PM
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