Whistles Through the Tall Timber
Warburton – Powelltown – Noojee
By Nick Anchen
Published by Sierra Publishing
264 pages, hard cover, large landscape format 300mm x 240mm, 260 photographs, many in colour.
The majestic mountain ranges east of Melbourne contained some of the finest stands of hardwood trees in Australia. To access the timber, a fascinating network of railways and tramwaya were built
This publication tells the story of the Warburton, Powelltown and Noojee railways, along with the prominent timber tramways of the region, from an era when the tall timber was extracted by steam and sweat.
The fascinating memoirs of legendary railwaymen and timber workers are complemented by 260 magnificent photographs – many never before seen.