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Up the grade toward Kurrajong Yard, the Hawkesbury River, Valley below.

Up the grade toward Kurrajong Yard, the Hawkesbury River, Valley below.

Shay geared locomotive in use for the Newnes Oil Works, Newnes, New South Wales, ca. 1930

Shay geared locomotive in use for the Newnes Oil Works, Newnes, New South Wales, ca.

Class Z1407 (G23) locomotive at Grenfell.  Dated: 01/08/1940. Digital ID: 17420_a014_a014000450 Rights: www.records.nsw.gov.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions

Class locomotive at Grenfell. Dated: Digital ID: Rights: www.au/about-us/rights-and-permissions

Grave of Solomon Wiseman These photos show the grave of Solomon Wiseman. He is best remembered for the lease he obtained in 1827 for what became known as Wiseman’s Ferry on the Hawkesbury River. He arrived as a convict on the Alexander in August 1806. He died on 28 November 1838 and was buried on his property. He was later reinterred first in the Church of St. Mary Magdalene at Wisemans Ferry, and after that church was destroyed, was buried in the cemetery at Wisemans Ferry.

grave of Solomon Wiseman after being re buried

Hawkesbury River

Journey into Hawkesbury River's secret history

St John of God Hospital, Kurrajong..

House and grounds, Belmont Park, North Richmond, [between Home of Archibald Bell soldier and Magistrate. His son Archibald Bell Jr is remembered for his discovery of a new route across the Blue Mountains, now known as "Bells Line of Road"

Richmond Bridge on the Hawkesbury River in 1945.

Richmond Bridge on the Hawkesbury River in 1945.

In 1942, with fears of a Japanese invasion at their height, Operation Berowra Boat Guard was launched. The boats of the Lower Hawkesbury were impounded and hidden at Crosslands Reserve to make it difficult for an enemy force to cross the river. Unfortunately heavy rain led to flooding and the destruction of many of the boats.

In 1942, with fears of a Japanese invasion at their height, Operation Berowra Boat Guard was launched. The boats of the Lower Hawkesbury were impounded and hidden at Crosslands Reserve to make it difficult for an enemy force to cross the river. Unfortunately heavy rain led to flooding and the destruction of many of the boats.

River ferry ERRINGHI (1907-1951) at Colo, on the Hawkesbury River

River ferry ERRINGHI (1907-1951) at Colo, on the Hawkesbury River

Redfern Station

Museum Collection, Historical Photos, Sydney, Trains, Rest, Historical Pictures, Train, History Photos

New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR) Steam tank locomotive 3113 at the railway station at Campbelltown, N.S.W. Australia.

New South Wales Government Railways (NSWGR) Steam tank locomotive 3113 at the railway station at Campbelltown, N.

Sackville Reach, Hawkesbury River photograph by King and Kerry c1880

Sackville Reach, Hawkesbury River photograph by King and Kerry

Church and rectory, Pitt Town

Macquarie School House and St Johns Anglican Church, Wilberforce, New South Wales, ca.

Locomotive 3250 hauling train to Richmond at Mulgrave, October 1940 [picture]

Locomotive 3250 hauling train to Richmond at Mulgrave, October 1940 [picture]

Opening of the New Bridge Over the Hawkesbury at Windsor NSW 1874

Opening of the New Bridge Over the Hawkesbury at Windsor NSW 1874

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