Harveys Gully Historic Site - VIC

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DEG: -37.170544 145.535858
DMS: 37º 10' 13.96" S 145º 32' 9.09" E
UTM: 55 H 5885205mN 370014mE
Altitude: 178.98m


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Mansfield-Tallarook Rail Trail
Molesworth VIC 3718
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Harvey's Gully was the scene of a fatal train smash in 1910 when an axle broke on the morning train to Mansfield. The accident caused a carriage to tip off the bridge into Harvey's Gully. A piece of wood from the 6 wheeled carriage was repurposed to create a collection box at Saint Lukes Church in Yea near the Yea Railway station - you can still see it there today.

The small bridge where the carriage toppled was eventually destroyed by fires in 1969. It was replaced by a steel pipe culvert still recognisable today at this location. So stand a moment here and contemplate these tragedies of yesteryear.
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Closest Weather Station

Eildon Fire Tower at 25/01:30pm EDT
Distance from Harveys Gully Historic Site 27.46km E
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Closest Climatic Station

Eildon Fire Tower
Distance from Harveys Gully Historic Site 27.46km E
Mean Max. °C27.326.822.918.
Mean Min. °C13.413.811.
Mean Rain mm36.446.939.040.355.067.266.776.763.551.861.242.3

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