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Inscription : 28-October-2014
Inscription : 28-October-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

A plaque commemorates the narrow gauge railway which ran between Moe and Walhalla. The track passed through the site of the fire station.

The Walhalla railway line was a 2 ft 6 in (762 mm) narrow gauge railway located in Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. The line ran from Moe to the former gold-mining town and popular tourist destination of Walhalla. Construction began in 1904. The line closed in sections from 1944 to 1954.

Location

Address:95 -97 Albert Street, Fire Station, Moe, 3825
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.174623
Long: 146.259721
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by The Australian Railway Historical Society And The Country Fire Authority To commemorate the narrow (2`6") gauge railway Which ran between Moe, Erica and Walhalla
1910-1954
The track of which passed through the site Of this fire station

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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