Cairns Railway, Section from Redlynch to Crooked Creek Bridge
Queensland Heritage Register

The Redlynch to the Crooked Creek Bridge portion of the Cairns Railway constitutes most of the second section (Redlynch to Myola) of a planned railway line to Herberton. It ascends the coastal range and travels around Stoney Creek Gorge and through the Barron Gorge, to a height of 327.7m at Barron Falls Station. It proceeds through Kuranda Station 21.7km from Redlynch, to Crooked Creek Bridge 23.2km from Redlynch. Built between April 1887 and June 1891 through a steep and slip-prone landscape, the section is a feat of engineering which in 2011 included 15 concrete-lined tunnels and 39 timber or steel bridges (from Redlynch up to and including Crooked Creek Bridge).

Queensland Government: Queensland Heritage Register. (2016). Cairns railway, section from Redlynch to Crooked Creek Bridge.

Retrieved from: https://environment.ehp.qld.gov.au/heritage-register/detail/?id=600755

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