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WHEELER'S TRAMWAY

Location

LERDERDERG ROAD BLACKWOOD, MOORABOOL SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H2015

Heritage Overlay Number

HO53

Level of Significance

Registered

Extent of Registration

NOTICE OF REGISTRATION As Executive Director for the purpose of the Heritage Act, I give notice under Section 46 that the Victorian Heritage Register is amended in that ... more

Statement of Significance

Wheeler's tramway, Mount Wilson, is a comparatively intact example of a log tramway formation, located in the Wombat Forest. It was constructed by James H Wheeler around 1878 to provide logs for his sawmill nearby on the Lerderderg River. The formation, which extends about 800 metres along the western bank of Tram Creek, is substantially intact. It features well preserved impressions of foundation timbers, a short siding and a rock-cut ledge to accommodate the ... more

Heritage Act Categories Archaeological place
Municipality MOORABOOL SHIRE

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