Locomotive at Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia, 1970.
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Class R 4-6-4 locomotive number 707, by Patrick Ransome-Wallis. At this time steam traction was being phased out in Australia and the last steam locomotives were withdrawn in 1971. Diesel locomotives had started to take over from steam traction in the 1950s.