The Royal Australian Historical Society and the Australian Society for History of Engineering and Technology (ASHET) present –
By Muscle of Man and Horse: Building the Railway under Sydney 1916–32
The overwhelming insight of the systematic study of the photos is the physicality of the work, hence the title of the book – By Muscle of Man and Horse, Building the Railway Under Sydney 1916-1932.
About the speaker: Bill Phippen is a graduate of the University of Sydney in Civil Engineering, a Fellow of the Institution on Engineers Australia, and a member of that organisation’s Heritage Committee in Sydney. In consequence of more than 40 years of voluntary service with the charity Technical Aid to the Disabled, Bill was awarded an Order of Australia Medal on Australia Day 2013. Most recently he has been the Manager of the Railway Resource Centre – the archives section of the ARHS NSW.
When: Thursday 20 September, 5:30pm for 6pm – 7pm
Where: History House, 133 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: RAHS/ASHET Members $10 | Non-Members $12