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Tragedies during railway line construction

The burials, in 1884, of Christina Schneider at 48 years old and her granddaughter, Agnes Christina Robinson at 2 months typify the story of the Pine Hill Cemetery during its time as a terminus for the central western railway line.   Having already been determined by surveyors as the next terminus of the railway line… Read more >

Seasonal workers among those honoured

One hundred years after World War I, it is proving difficult to identify some of the service personnel named on local Honour Boards.   Shearers and shedhands working for mobile shearing companies dressed up and came to town to organise weekend sports for the town children. The teams operated in areas where individual shearing sheds… Read more >