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Swordplay in the Latrobe Valley

January 23, 2017 2:00 pm Published by Comments Off on Swordplay in the Latrobe Valley

Hear ye, hear ye. The sword craft community brings fantasy to life. Bringing back the medieval times, with knights from all over the known world. Fun is the primary goal. Fitness is a side benefit. The Latrobe Valley is the home of the Gippsland Swordcraft community. Within it are members from a number of factions […]


History of the Yallourn broad gauge railline

January 12, 2017 2:17 pm Published by Comments Off on History of the Yallourn broad gauge railline

A brief history of the Yallourn broad gauge rail line from 1922 – 1986. The beginning of the rail for Yallourn’s industrial needs: From 1920 and planning Yallourn the planners knew they’d need a rail and worked towards this goal. Excess briquettes made in Yallourn were shipped via train to Melbourne. It was such an efficient […]


Moe – Yallourn rail trail

January 9, 2017 2:21 pm Published by Comments Off on Moe – Yallourn rail trail

The full 8.5 kilometers of the Moe – Yallourn rail trail starts at Bennett St, Moe and finishes at Eastern Road, Yallourn. History of the Moe -Yallourn rail trail This rail line when in use as line serviced Yallourn’s industrial train diverting from the main line (still in use today) at Hernes Oak. During the […]