Posts Tagged ‘Snowy Mountains’

Photos from ten years ago: May 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series, but for May 2011 it’s something different – a road trip through New South Wales. Heading east from Melbourne I took the Monash Freeway out of Melbourne, passing the site of the future Lynbrook station on the Cranbourne line. And Cardina Road station on the […]

Tours of the Snowy Mountains Scheme

A few years back I went on a road trip between Melbourne and Sydney, and took a detour via the Great Divide to check out the Snowy Mountains Scheme, where I toured the Murray 1 power station. So what is there to see?

Carpark at Murray 1 Power Station

Big vs. small on the Snowy Mountains Scheme

Australia’s Snowy Mountains Scheme is an example of a civil engineering project on a massive scale – construction spanned 25 years from 1949 to 1974. As well as being big, there are also some smaller elements hiding in the shadows.

Tumut 3 hydroelectric power station

Secret Snowy Scheme Signage

As you might have worked out by now, I am a very observant person and it isn’t just limited to trains, if my experiences up in the Snowy Mountains are anything to go by. So what does rthis sign mean?

Secret signs on the Snowy Scheme

Sue City – the downfall of auto-generated website content

I was perusing a map of the Snowy Mountains the other day, and located on the shores of the Tumut River I stumbled upon a rather interesting township name – Sue City. During my recent trip to the Snowy Mountains I drove past the site, but had no other leads to follow. My first stop in the search to find out more was Google, which turned up the following rather useless results.

Google search results for "Sue City, NSW"