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Aug 17, 2007 - Lithgow to Oberon to Canberra New South Wales 07 to 08 August 2007

Jeff What a day this one turned out to be. On our way past Clarence Station last night we called in at the Zig Zag Railway for a sneaky peek. Today we will ride on the Zig Zag Train which will take us from the mountain to the valley below, and was the only way to get the train down the hill at the time. This Zig Zag is special. It was built between 1866 and 1869 without the benefit of machines and is one of the great railway constructions of the nineteenth century. It consists of 3 ramps forming the letter Z; the average gradient is 1 in...

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