ROLL 61.A.R.H.S. Excursion; Last Train to Heathcote, 9th November 1968.

 

All photos © Les Brown. Not to be used for Publication.

 

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61-1. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote Junction.

 

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61-2. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote Junction.

 

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61-3. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote Junction.

 

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61-4. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote Junction.

 

 

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61-5. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote Junction.

 

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61-6. D3 639 & K184. Kilmore.

 

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61-7. D3 639 & K184. Kilmore.

 

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61-8. D3 639 & K184. Near High Camp.

 

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61-9. D3 639 & K184. Near High Camp.

 

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61-10. D3 639 & K184. Near High Camp.

 

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61-11. D3 639 & K184. Between High Camp and Pyalong.

 

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61-12. D3 639 & K184. Between High Camp and Pyalong.

 

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61-13. D3 639. Tooborac.

 

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61-14. K184. Tooborac.

 

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61-15. K184. Tooborac.

It was hard work trying to turn the engine around. The turntable was rarely after 1964 when the regular steam hauled goods train was replaced by a diesel.

 

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61-16. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote.

 

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61-17. Heathcote.

The previously dismantled line to Bendigo. This was closed in 1958 and dismantled shortly after.

 

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61-18. Heathcote.

The about to be dismantled line to Heathcote Junction. There is now hardly any trace of the line that faithfully served the district for just on 80 years.

 

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61-19. Heathcote.

There is nothing of any railway interest here now. Itís all a housing estate.

 

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61-20. Heathcote.

 

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61-21. D3 639 & K184. Heathcote.

 

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