Gympie Railway History

Dr Rae Norris has heard a few stories in her time.  But few have fascinated the Gympie historian as much as the ones she's hearing from former workers on the old Mary Valley railway line. Dr Norris is capturing the oral history of the rail link through research, photographs and interviews with a selection of employees who worked the line from the mid to late 20th century.  Trains ran between Gympie, Imbil and Brooloo – and stations in between – carrying passengers, produce and supplies until 1994.  And while the project has been a trip down memory lane for the interviewees, it's opened up a whole new world for the interviewer.  For full story click here.