One American Too Many Boss Badger & the Brisbane Trams by David Burke


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23511 BURKE, David :
ONE AMERICAN TOO MANY. Boss Badger and The Brisbane Trams.
Queensland Museum Publication, Brisbane, 2012.

4to.pp.126. profusely illustrated. Original card wrappers. Very good almost as New condition,
ISBN 9780987268105

Joseph Badger has a place in the engineering history of Queensland. He arrived in 1896 on behalf of the General Electric Company , to electrify Brisbanes trams . His was the halcyon days of Brisbane trams lasting ten years or more but his part in the 1915 industrial strife was not so well accepted .He remained and saw the tramway business being sold in 1922.

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