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Sugar cane tramways of Queensland

Across Far North Queensland multiple networks of 2 foot gauge tramways cross the countryside, linking sugar cane farms to sugar mills in nearby towns. Along the way they cross the main North Coast railway via diamond crossings and drawbridges.

Bridge over the Myrtle Creek, east of Proserpine

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Points in the mainline near Myrtle Creek, east of Proserpine

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Points in the mainline near Myrtle Creek, east of Proserpine

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Bridge over Myrtle Creek, east of Proserpine

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Concrete level crossing and check rails

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'XP' board before a level crossing and a trailing mainline junction

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Mix of concrete and timber sleepers

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Sharp curves on a cane tramway

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Cane tramway level crossing on a dirt road

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Cane tramway level crossing on a dirt road

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Pair of levers in the ground frame at Foxdale, north of Proserpine

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Diamond crossing on the North Coast line at Foxdale, north of Proserpine

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Diamond crossing on the North Coast line at Foxdale, north of Proserpine

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Ground frame and indicator lights at the Foxdale cane tramway crossing, north of Proserpine

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'Cane railway crossings for 30km' sign on the Bruce Highway outside Proserpine

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Sidings leading to the Wilmar Proserpine Mill

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Cane wagons parked in the off season at Wilmar Proserpine Mill

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And another level crossing with the North Coast line, this time at Gordonvale

22 August 2014 18:11 PM
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Cane train heads in the opposite direction to us, south of Gordonvale

22 August 2014 18:07 PM
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Cane bins loaded with sugar cane near Deeral

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Cane tramway bridge under repair

22 August 2014 17:51 PM
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Tracks closed due to a missing bridge

22 August 2014 17:51 PM
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Tramway to the former Babinda mill passes beneath the Bruce Highway

22 August 2014 17:38 PM
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Hand point lever for a loop siding outside Babinda

22 August 2014 17:32 PM
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