Glenorchy station Nov 3 1981, looking west.
X 33 on a down Ararat to Dimboola goods passes through Glenorchy in broad gauge days. 1975.
Photo courtesy Trevor Penn
S 308 is running a down Ararat to Dimboola (9103) goods as it arrives into No. 2 road at Glenorchy. Nov. 3 1981
Freshly painted X 39 (with driver Ian Moorhead at the controls) arrives Glenorchy on a "bughut" train
which consisted of W and WW workmens sleepers with a good measure of GY's thrown in for braking.
A Portland to Murtoa empty grain train waits at Glenorchy to cross an "up" loaded grain train, Feb. 2 1982.
C 510 on an up "jet" crosses a down goods at Glenorchy, 1981.
Signalbox and station buildings looking west, 1981.
Glenorchy goods shed looking east, 1981
Down distant signal, 1981
Down home arrivals and disc from siding D (extension of #2 road)
Up home departures. These signals were on a signal bridge until a derailment brought the structure down in the 1970's. Photo 1981.
Post 9, up home along the mainline. 1981
Post 13, along #2 road. 1981
The staff exchanger for up trains.
ABOVE & BELOW: 1981
In 1946 the crossing loop was extended which meant that the down end turnout was beyond the distance that they
could be controlled manually so they were equipped with a Dual Control Point Machine which neccesitated the
little relay hut you see here.
Up distant signal. 1981