Series VPRS 13416
Curve Books, Permanent Way Engineer
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Date Range: Series ? 1925 - ? 1940
  Series in Custody 1925 - 1940
  Contents 1925 - 1940
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Physical
 
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Date Range Agency Title Agency Number
? 1925 - ? 1940 Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramways Board VA 2694
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1989 - cont Public Transport Corporation VA 2984
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  • How to use the Records
    Consult the Consignment Details to identify the required unit.

  • Function / Content
    This series comprised calculations curve books created by the Permanent Way Engineers of the Engineering Department of the Melbourne and Metropolitan Tramway Board VA 2694. The books were created by several engineers to calculate tram track laying in Inner Melbourne.

  • Recordkeeping System
    P1 consignment :
    The books were arranged by book number order marked on the cover of the book. A list of contents of the books record the job number, job description, initials of the names of the engineer, (in the column, calculated and checked by) and the page reference number of the book.

    P2 consignment :
    The initials of names of the engineers are marked on the cover of the volume.

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Consignment Number Contents Date Range Public Access No. of Units
P0001 1925 - 1940 Open 1
P0002 1925 - 1937 Open 1
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