Headboard - "Sunlander"

Production date
1950s
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Description
Rectangular frame with the letters "SUNLANDER", soldered thereon. At each end are feet secured to frame each by two bolts at each foot with a felt covered base
Classification
CH classification TRANSPORT
Measurements
L230 x W1285 mm
Media/Materials description
Metal - brass - paint - felt
Signature/Marks
SUNLANDER
History and use
A metal headboard used on the air-conditioned train service operating between Brisbane and Cairns. The "Sunlandedr" service commenced operating 4/6/1953. These metal headboards were replaced by illuminated headboards in the 1970s.
Registration number
R394

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