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MOUNT  GAMBIER  OLD  STATION  YARD
AS  AT  DECEMBER 2013 


31st December 2013
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From Bay road crossing looking towards Victoria.
 Under all that undergrowth the BG track still there.
Look at road carefully still see where the 2 BG rail 
tracks that are still under the roadway bitumen.

31st December 2013
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Now looking across Bay road to start of the
entrance into the Mt Gambier station yard.
Look at road carefully still see where the 2 BG rail 
tracks that are still under the roadway bitumen.


31st December 2013
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Looking up about where main line entered yard.
Road on the right is Railway Terrace.

31st December 2013
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Looking up main line towards B road and
over to the station platform.


31st December 2013
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Looking back towards Bay road crossing
from Railway Terrace.

31st December 2013
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Looking up Railway Terrace to Station.


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Mount Gambier station and Platform.

31st December 2013
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Mt Gambier Station.


31st December 2013
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Looking back towards Bay road from end of
the station platform (Victorian end)

31st December 2013
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Looking towards Wehl street from end of
station platform (Victorian end)


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Looking towards Wehl Street from station.
Station cabin can be seen with no stairs.

31st December 2013
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Looking back towards Bay Road from station.


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View from station platform across to where
the Goods shed and platform once was.

31st December 2013
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View from station yard where the goods
platform and goods shed once stood.


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Looking up the Millicent dead end towards Wehl
Street past signal cabin steps been removed. 

31st December 2013
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Looking up the Millicent dead end past signal
cabin from the station platform driveway.


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From Wehl street toward station and yard.
This actual area once was the old NG/BG
turntable in the 30's and 40's.

31st December 2013
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From Wehl street looking through yard to
Bay road.


31st December 2013
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 View from Wehl street crossing from what was
once freight yard gateway entrance.

31st December 2013
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View of Mt Gambier station platform and cabin
from Wehl Street crossing.


31st December 2013
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Looking towards the once upon a time station
goods  marshalling yard.  

31st December 2013
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Track to left was to station and Millicent dead end.
Also to A, Pole, B and C marshalling roads.

Track at left was the Main line to Adelaide/ Millicent. Track at right was out to the new marshalling yard and loco sheds, also through crossover into station and station marshalling yard. Freight and Goods shed straight ahead.
All this once upon a time use to be interlock from station cabin governed by lower quadrant signals. Long gone.


Once upon a time there was a railway. October 1985
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Step back in time to see the beginning of the end. >>
Last mixed passenger out of Mount.  Oct 1985.

 21st February 2014.  Now all buried: 
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<< Taken from same Viewpoint as picture on left. 
Big holes to bury the yards polluted topsoil.



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