Railway Archaeology: where is it? #2

 
  michinyon Chief Commissioner

It sure looks like it on Google Earth.

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  drwaddles In need of a breath mint

Location: Newcastle
Casino.  Bruxner Highway perhaps just west of town.

5915
"5915"


Yep - it's Black Gully bridge about 2 miles west of Casino.

According to the August 1940 edition of Main Roads:

Black Gully Bridge at 1 mile west of Casino has been constructed on piers erected by the Railway Department when the Casino-Bonalbo railway works were in progress


Interestingly, when the reconstruction of the Casino-Tabulam section of what is now Bruxner Highway was being planned in the 1930s, consideration was given to utilising the railway formation for the first 10 miles or so. However, the cost of widening the cuttings was prohibitive and the existing road alignment was generally adhered to.

Over to you 5915.
  5915 Chief Commissioner

Thankyou.  I would not have got it without the second photo showing a familiar skyline in the background.

Open floor.

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  bronwyn Train Controller

Location: from Rocky to pommy land! and now I am back in the nations capital serving the public


nice old bridge with rails on it
  Rodo Chief Commissioner

Location: Southern Riverina
Near Kingaroy perhaps.
  drwaddles In need of a breath mint

Location: Newcastle
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Reposted in bigimg tags so I can see it…

It does remind me of a bridge you see on your left as you leave Wondai on Burnett Highway...
  bronwyn Train Controller

Location: from Rocky to pommy land! and now I am back in the nations capital serving the public
warm but no, its about  30min drive from highway 1
  michinyon Chief Commissioner

Spring Ridge
  bronwyn Train Controller

Location: from Rocky to pommy land! and now I am back in the nations capital serving the public
no its not spring ridge, its in middle queenslandish
  5915 Chief Commissioner

Woolooga?

5915
  bronwyn Train Controller

Location: from Rocky to pommy land! and now I am back in the nations capital serving the public
no that is too far south
  raymond Deputy Commissioner

Location: Gladstone, Queensland
North of Rocky,out around Yamba?

  RAYMOND
  jibbonpoint Chief Commissioner

Location: Shoalhaven
Mt Morgan? (BTW Bronwyn Rodo had a guess Smile  Kingaroy.)