Katoomba Scenic Railway

A brief history of Katoomba Scenic Railway in Power Point format. 1: Click on the Power Point picture below. 2: when it is finished loading click on the icon for […]

Forgotten Technologies

A short Power Point presentation explaining the operation of forgotten technologies that enabled the 19th century mining works to operate. It is available in the “Members Projects” tab.

Forgotten Technology Series.

Part one: Over rope tramways and rope grips. Part two: Rail switching points on horse drawn and rope hauled inclines and tramways. This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered […]

Katoomba Sewerage Scheme: Chapter 1

In August of 1891 Katoomba Municipal Council offered a £25 prize for “the best report on how to deal with and dispose of the household drainage of Katoomba”.