Mystery location?

 
  OK2RUN Assistant Commissioner

Hi All,

Discovered this image while going through some old photos from my Fathers collection and would like help to identify the location please. Some interesting features to note:
an island platform with either an up/down road or main/loop,
cross over between both roads,
lower quadrant signals, starter being underhung type,
home signal bracketed off to one side (visbility?) or altered from a double post to single,
metal shed, toilet?
Any assistance would be very much appreciated thanks.
I have no idea of the time period but a wild guess would be 1940s.
[bigimg]http://i901.photobucket.com/albums/ac217/OK2RUN/Where%20is%20it/Scan20043.jpg[/bigimg]

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  lmdhs Junior Train Controller

Location: Lake Macquarie
Can you narrow it down to a State  Question
  OK2RUN Assistant Commissioner

Sorry Margaret can't help with that. That information has passed on with my father. I am hoping that the features and landscape may be known to others here at RP.
  drwaddles In need of a breath mint

Location: Newcastle
Could be somewhere in the Blue Mountains?
  Syd3642 Chief Commissioner

Location: Sydney
The first place came into my mind was 'Helensburgh'. Taken on the platform looking south. Question
  ozibob Assistant Commissioner

Location: Parkes Australia
The only input i could give you is to search for locations with a underhung home/ starting signal at the end of the platform
  Sir Thomas Bent Minister for Railways

Location: Banned
Signals are pure NSWGR.
  2001 The Snow Lord

Location: The road jump at Charlotte Pass. Paxman Valenta on two planks.
I'd agree with 'Helensburgh'

Have a gander at this
  drwaddles In need of a breath mint

Location: Newcastle
Hot dog! We have a wiener.
  OK2RUN Assistant Commissioner

Thanks 2001. It appears you have won the prize for this quiz. Have done some searching since and found only one image that comes close.
Here: http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au/07_subnav_01_3.cfm?itemid=4801137&imageid=4801400
  OK2RUN Assistant Commissioner

The first place came into my mind was 'Helensburgh'. Taken on the platform looking south. Question
"Syd3642"

Sorry Syd3642 missed your post earlier  Embarassed . Prize to you for picking the location. Thanks to 2001 for the image.
  rupert Junior Train Controller

Byways of Steam 3 (published 1991) has an article on NSWGR inverted bracket signals.  Although no picture of Helensburg is provided, it does list the distinctive signal as No 18 Down Second Home, installed in 1915, removed in early 1982 (electrification?).  It was required due to a road overbridge and the curved wall of the cutting.

I think the last inverted bracket was the UQ at Yanderra near the Hume Hwy overbridge which was removed ion the last 2-3 years with all UQ from this section.
  Syd3642 Chief Commissioner

Location: Sydney
The first place came into my mind was 'Helensburgh'. Taken on the platform looking south. Question
"Syd3642"

Sorry Syd3642 missed your post earlier  Embarassed . Prize to you for picking the location. Thanks to 2001 for the image.
"OK2RUN"


No worries OK2RUN. Thanks for clarifying though  8)
  wurx Lithgovian Ambassador-at-Large

Location: The mystical lost principality of Daptovia
Thanks 2001. It appears you have won the prize for this quiz. Have done some searching since and found only one image that comes close.
Here: http://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au/07_subnav_01_3.cfm?itemid=4801137&imageid=4801400
"OK2RUN"

There is now a carpark where the siding with the wagons is - which satisfies a point of curiosity for me, as I've often looked at that area (from the station side), and wondered had there been a siding 8)

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