BHP's Port Lincoln Operations

Line Removal - Ian Harris Photos

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

For those who wondered where the big bush fires were, 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 haul lines in SA, the proper title for the line was a "tramway". Only the Government could operate a "railway".

Photos © Ian Harris 2001 Page © Nic Doncaster 2001

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