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Fined for impeding a rail crossing gatekeeper

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Tuesday 14 July 1903, The Sydney Morning Herald


At the Police Court this morning, W. G. Walker, district surveyor, was fined £2 with costs for impeding a gatekeeper named Catherine Carroll in the execution of her duty. A water train was slowly coming into Tamworth station, and when nearing a crossing the defendant drove down the street, and resisting the gatekeeper let himself through the gates in face of the approaching tram, which had to pull up.

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June 13, 2010 at 6:04 am

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