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"The turning of the first sod of the Oberon Tarana Railway by Mr Estell. May 28th 1921 *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)
"Workmans Train 1923 *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)
"Es (?) & Glad on Workmans Train *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)

This photo was taken in Oberon yard looking to the NW
"The first carriage to arrive in Oberon 1923 *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)
"Mrs. Baldwin & Peta leaving Oberon *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)
"Mr. & Mrs. Hawe leaving Oberon *"
(Source: Alan Sharp - Oberon)

The photos above are vary rare and previously unpublished, taken circa 1921 to 1923.
The photographs were generously provided fom the family album held by Alan Sharp - Oberon.
Captions in quotes " ...*" are the original titles from the album.

An interesting photo of a 19 class ploughing snow in the days when falls were heavy.
(Source: Trevor Stevenson).
Fish River Bridge 1923
(Source: Dorothie Toole - Tarana)
Tarana Quarry Siding 1953
(Source: unknown)
Here is an historic AFULE (Australian Federated Union of Locomotive Enginemen)Certificate
(Source: Clive Payne OTHR)
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Another photo from the Alan Sharp Collection, this time not in Oberon. The driver, Harold Hawe, is a relative of Alan Sharp and the loco is a "P" (later 32) class. It has a staff exchanger on the cab. Goods train accident near Tarana 3rd April 1950
(Source: possibly Alan Sharp - Oberon
The photos are on a remote page )
The text on the back of this photo states: "Bullock team loaded with railway sleepers for Oberon Tarana Railway line Oberon Street, outside Church of England". My feeling is that the team is heading West towards the station yard and the Church is behind the photographer, the team having climbed a fairly steep pinch coming into town.   This amazing photo shows CPH 34 on the Oberon Line in 1974 (click to view)
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