Homeview Homestead, Cowwarr (East Gippsland), was built between by…
In many respects, Cudgewa was the ultimate branch line. It had so much scenic variety over its 114km length, from the water level route around the Hume Dam, to the climb through the forests to the highest station in Victoria at Shelley, then a majestic river valley on the long descent to Cudgewa. And of course the high trestle bridges. K153 hauled the last steam tour on the line, pictured on the big trestle near Koetong, in May 1978.
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A Wife Poisoner ON THIS DAY – February 1, 1925 AGNES MARSHALL – COWWARR William Patrick Marshall, a contractor, of Cowwarr, Victoria, aged 26 years, was found guilty in the Criminal Court, of having, at Cowwarr, on February 1, caused strychnine to be administered to his wife, Agnes Marshall, with intent to murder her. He was also found […]
Cowwarr locals watch for embers near their property as fires burn in Gippsland, Victoria - January Photo - Michael Clay.