Posts Tagged ‘grain trains’

Grain by train to the Kensington flour mill

In the inner Melbourne suburb of Kensington there is a flour mill – this is the tale of how the grain gets there by train. Some history Kensington has a long history of flour milling, as detailed in the ‘Kensington & Flour Milling Heritage Precinct’ section of the Melbourne Planning Scheme: In the 1880s several […]

Photos from ten years ago: January 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is January 2008. We start in the Geelong suburb of North Shore, where I found a Y class locomotive shunting a rake of loaded log wagons into the Midway wood chipping plant. The logs were sourced from native forests in East […]