Lorquon on the now closed Jeparit to Yanac branchline is buzzing with activity as the guard uses the party line phone to tell train control how they are progressing while the driver does brakes, looks like the fireman is having a drive as he is sitting in the drivers seat. Whilst this train was not making much revenue for the VR, trains on this and all wheat lines swelled to impressive lenghts during the harvest. BELOW, a rake of GY's awaits pick up on the return journey.
Jan. 6 1971.

Photos courtesy Tony Smith

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