Steam on the Lens, Volume 2
Walhalla Railway Construction
The Photographs of Wilf Henry
Compiled by John Kiely and Russell Savage MLA
Published 2002 by Russell Savage MLA
111 pages, A4 size landscape format, soft cover, 110 photographs.
This book presents a remarkable series of excellent photographs taken during the six year construction period of the Walhalla railway. With one photograph per page, printed as duotones, you can see bridges under construction, temporary construction camps, interesting trackwork, locomotive 1A gradually changing as various modifications were made to it, and much else. These images present a unique story, there is no other book to compare with this. Wilf Henty, the photographer, was the Pay Clerk during the construction of the railway.