Work on the permanent way will require some maintenance trains for the fettlers. In its simplest form this will be a section car but further down the branch a work train will be required.
Fish River Bridge viewed from the west. Note the large steel spans and the massive concrete piers. Timber transoms will have to be replaced.
a) Snakes Valley
A transom-topped, timber trestle bridge – viewed from the east.
Snakes Valley Bridge viewed from the N east. Wooden piles on concrete foundations.
b) Emu Valley
Taken from the south-west – looking generally in the ‘up’ direction. Line on left hand side of photo is heading to Tarana.
Public Level Crossings
- Albion St
Looking south across Albion St towards the new OTHR rolling stock shed. The down home signal is on the left and Oberon station and locos in the far distance.
- Lowes Mount Rd
Looking across Lowes Mount Rd in the ‘down’ direction, where the line will eventually swing left towards the Albion St crossing.
- Clover Lane
The restored crossing at Clover Lane, looking in the ‘up’ direction
- Rutters Ridge Rd
The restored crossing at Rutters Ridge Rd, looking in the ‘up’ direction towards Hazelgrove. The separate walking-cycling track is on the left.
- Tip Rd
Two nicely re-built cattle stops and a restored level crossing at Tip Rd – now under the Council dirt! Looking in the ‘up’ direction towards Hazelgrove
- Black Bullock Rd
Black Bullock Rd: One of the early level crossings restored by OTHR – now well and truely coverd up by the Council grader.
Looking in the ‘up’ direction – the rails beyond the road are at the site of the Hazelgrove station.
- Carlwood Rd
Looking across Carlwood Rd in the ‘down’ direction towards the Carlwood station site – through the gate.
- Snakes Valley Rd
Looking across Snakes Valley Rd in the ‘down’ direction, towards Carlwood. Cattle stop in bottom foreground of photo.
- Mutton Falls Rd
The unrestored cattle stop and level crossing at Mutton Falls Rd – looking in the ‘up’ direction towards Tarana.
- Tarana Rd
The unrestored crossing, looking in the ‘down’ direction across the Tarana – Gemalla Rd. The steel post on the far left hand side once held the level crossing sign. Someone appears to be encroaching on the rail corridor.
Looking from the crossing in the ‘up’ direction towards the main line which is just out of sight beyond the trees. Mt Tarana in the background.
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