Posts Tagged ‘Port of Melbourne’

Moving paper by train from Gippsland

Welcome to another instalment in my series on rail freight across Victoria – this time we’re looking at the Australian Paper mill at Maryvale, outside Morwell in Gippsland. Headed down the line Six days a week, a train leaves the paper mill at Maryvale. It heads along a single track siding to the mainline. Where […]

Moving refrigerated containers by train

Every day refrigerated containers filled with chilled meat, fruit and dairy products are moved by train across Victoria to the Port of Melbourne, ready to be loaded on ships for export around the world. The containers arrive at the rail head by truck, then are loaded onto the train. Electrical cables are plugged into the […]

My Open House Melbourne 2019 round up

I can’t remember the last time that I did the rounds of Open House Melbourne, let alone upload the photos I took, but this year I decided to pull my finger out and do something about it! First stop – the MIRRAT terminal at Webb Dock. Where every car in Victoria is now unloaded. Up […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2009. Remember Connex and Metcards? Here we see the ticket gates at Glenferrie station. Down at North Melbourne station the new concourse at the city end was almost complete. This massive steel deck was required to protect the gas […]

Photos from ten years ago: August 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is August 2008, and it’s so big I’ve split it into three parts.

Looking back towards the city from beneath the western section of the movable roof