Winner of Name the Train Competition

Congratulations to Bruce and Jessie Davies on winning our Name the Train competition, with the winning name being “Wally” In memory of Wally Buckland. Thank-you to all those who participated.

Whistles Through the Tall Timber – Book Release

The majestic mountain ranges east of Melbourne contained some of the finest stands of hardwood trees in Australia. To access the timber, a fascinating network of railways and tramways were built. This publication tells the story of the Warburton, Powelltown and Noojee railways, along with the prominent timber tramways of the region, from an era…

Noojee Historic Town – Take a walk

Watch as Cowboy JoJo venture’s to Noojee, a historic town once known for its timber felling. Over the years Noojee has suffered much hardship with bushfires, those of 1939, completely decimated the town leaving all but the Noojee Hotel standing. The town people rallied and built her up again to support their community. Today Noojee…

Continued Track Restoration Work

Once again the Noojee and District Historical Society has been busy laying another 50 mt of track including the starting of restoration work on the QR Wagon. To follow the progress of this next stage of track laying and restoration, like and follow the Noojee Heritage Centre on Facebook here.

Run the Line – Beau Miles

Overgrown, farmed, pushed out, sold off and only half there, Beau Miles aims to re-run the old Warragul-Noojee Railway line, which snaked for 42km through the foothills of Mt.Baw Baw, and ran from 1892-1954. Watch Beau run the line on his YouTube Channel here. Then find out more about Beau and his adventures on his…