BHP's Port Lincoln Operations

Line Removal - Ian Harris Photos


These photos were taken at the TulkaCrossing. The only major crossing on the route, and the only crossingfitted with protective Devices. in the last years of operations,trains were protected by flagmen. The local hoons cost BHP a fortuneby shooting out the lights!

For those who wondered where the big bush fireswere, it was to the left and ahead of this section.

Photos Taken March 2001

Looking West to Coffins


Although in its day it was probably one of the best heavy haullines in SA, the proper title for the line was a "tramway". Only theGovernment could operate a "railway".


Photos © Ian Harris 2001 Page © Nic Doncaster 2001

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