Red Hill Railway - opened in 1912 as a branch from Bittern on the Stony Point line. It mainly carried fruit such as apples, pears and strawberries to market in Melbourne. 600 people gathered to greet the first steam train climbing the steep 1 in 30 gradient to Red Hill. However, as roads were improved, the train timetable was soon reduced to one train a week. The line was closed in 1953 after only 32 years of operation.
Mural at Red Hill Consolidated School - depicting the history of Red Hill - 26.8.13
History of Red Hill Cherry Farm
MY BLOGS (links to many posts, regularly updated)
Red Hill - Gemma's Greyscale Territory
Mailboxes and boundaries at Red Hill - Mailboxes and Boundaries
Buildings and sculpures at Red Hill - Building and Sculpture Songlines
Signs at Red Hill - Sign Songlines