Longworth Tramway Historical Site

The preservation for future generations of the remaining relics of the former Longworth Tramway at Kendall, NSW, including the construction of public walking trails to sites and publication of historical literature. It will also become a lasting monument to the important part played by those hard working and enterprising pioneers who helped in the development of our national timber industry. Documentation and preservation of the history of Kendall and district.

Address: 
Swan's Crossing via Kenall, Lorne, NSW
Tel: 
0265857022
Hours: 
Open 24hours, 7days a week
Admission: 
Free
Facilities: 
Members of Kendall Heritage Society meet on the 1st Thursday of each month.
Collection: 
One hundred feet of reconstructed trainline made from local hardwood, laid over the original tramlines, still discernible beneath the soil of the walking tracks. Walking trails, swimming, picnicking, photographic scenery, flora, birdlife and fauna are plentiful. A display of original tramway machinery is anticipated in Kendall Village in the near future.
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Items

Loco boiler and firebox

Steam locomotive

Creator:
Made in USA
Description:
Was the engine of Longworths Tramway hauling logs from Lorne State Forest to the Camden Haven River at Kendall to be loaded on a barge for transport to a sawmill at Lauriston in the period from the early 1900s to around 1930.
Date:
1900-1905