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    South Australia - Transport

    "Milestones by Road and Rail" is discussed in the Advertiser, 1 September 1936 (special edition), page 38.


    Bob, The Railway Dog

    Information on "Bob, the Railway Dog" is in the Advertiser,
    17 August 1895, page 6f where three correspondents speak of him; one letter contains a poem - the first and last verses read: His death is reported in the Petersburg Times, 9 August 1895, page 4f: Also see Chronicle,
    3, 10 (sketch of "Bob"), 17 and 24 August 1895, pages 9e, 7, 5c and 9e,
    Petersburg Times,
    30 August 1895, page 4g and
    Anita Woods, From Petersburg to Peterborough, page 96.

    "Railway Bob's Successor" is in the Register,
    19 August 1895, page 5b,
    16 November 1895, page 5b.

    Further information is in the Register, 27 February 1924, page 11h:

    "Short History of Bob", "True Story of Bob", etc, is to be found in the Advertiser,
    6, 8 and 14 September 1933, pages 20h, 26h and 16i.
    Further information on "Bob" is in the Advertiser,
    25 January 1935, page 23b,
    5 February 1935, page 11b: "Owned Bob the Railway Dog" is in the Advertiser,
    13 November 1936, page 31a.

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