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HENRY'S TRAMWAY TUNNEL

Location

OFF WEST BARWON TRACK BARRAMUNGA, COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

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Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) Number

H1817

Heritage Overlay Number

HO37

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 by including ... more

Statement of Significance

Henry's Tramway Tunnel is the most intact tramline tunnel in Victoria. Built around 1911, it provided timber tramline access through a projecting spur between Henry's No.1 and No.2 Mills in the upper West Barwon Valley. The tunnel is approximately 11 metres long, approached by box cuttings at either end, and retains most of its internal structural timbers. It was in use until 1928, when logging operations ceased in the valley. Henry's Tramway Tunnel is of historical ... more

Heritage Act Categories Heritage place
Municipality COLAC OTWAY SHIRE

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