Minutes of the GENERAL MEETING held on Monday, the 18th November 2013 in the South West Community Centre, 171 Sturt Street in Adelaide.

President Lynn Venning welcomed our special guest, John Evans, as well as members and opened the meeting at 2:00 P.M.

APOLOGIES: - P. & E. Marzahn, R. Meynel.


O’Neill      Francis   10 Nov 1927 Information Officer Keswick       86

Pudney     Percival  24 Nov 1929 Technical Officer     Keswick      84

Cook        George  30 Nov 1930 Yard Master             Mile End      83

Walker     Arthur   01 Dec 1915   Fitter, Tool Room   Islington       98

Buttigieg  Carmel  03 Dec 1927 Tractor Driver          Port Adelaide 86

Dowe       John     03 Dec 1931   Sub-Foreman          Diesel Depot 82


No member deaths were reported. The following non member deaths were reported:-

Lance Bannear, Engineman/Running Shift Foreman aged 87 on the 10th of November 2013

Eric Arthur Hubner, Engineman aged 89, on the 31st of October 2013.

President, Lynn Venning then introduced our guest speaker, John Evans who gave a very interesting PowerPoint presentation on the Model “55” and “75” Rail Cars from the 1920’s to the 1970’s.

At the conclusion of the presentation, Lynn Venning thanked John for coming along and making the presentation. This was followed by acclamation from the members.

Members were thanked for their attendance.

The Meeting was closed at 3.05 P.M.

There were 19 members present. Raffle proceeds after door prizes were $28.00.

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