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

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

The 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 762 mm narrow gauge railway which 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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