Have you had a day out of the ordinary lately?
When was the last time you took a detour from the highway to discover a hidden gem?
Celebration of 150 years of railway services in the Blue Mountains
Have you spied anything vibrant beginning with V lately?
The industrial history of Lithgow is intricately linked to coal mining in the district. The outcrops of coal at Esk Bank were an early indication of the mineral wealth of the area, and the demand for coal increased exponentially with the arrival of the railways in … Continue reading Lithgow State Mine Heritage Park
The railway station at Mount Victoria was formally opened in 1869. The sheer magnitude of the railway construction through the mountains must have been overwhelming, an engineering feat through dangerous and challenging terrain. The road through the mountains would have been over 50 years old but was still rough in … Continue reading Train of thought*