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Airly Aerial Cableway

The cableway at Airly runs from a point near the winding engine and boiler, south, up the steep slope and past the cliff line to the plateau above. Relics from the...

Airly Mines

Shale Oil Mining activities at Mount Airly commenced in the last 1880s and continued until the mid 1920s. Activity in the area was intense. Supporting Infrastructure for the Shale Mines...

Airly Self-Acting Incline

The Self-Acting Incline & Steel Rope Haulage Tramway at Airly ran from the end of the Southern Tramway to Capertee. It was a double track tramway with skips hauled on a...

Airly Shale Mines

From 1883 until 1914 Oil Shale was mined near Mt Airly. The shale was transported to the Torbane Oil Refinery via a series of tramways. Several different companies operated...

Airly Southern Tramway

There were 2 main mining periods at Mt Airly. Each was services by its own tramway. A single track, narrow-gauge, horse-drawn tramway ran south then south-west from the Genowlan Mine...

Airly Village

When Oil Shale Mining started in 1883 at Mt Airly and Torbane, a small village named Airly sprang up in the valley immediately to the east of Mt Airly. There was...

Berghofers Pass

Early motor vehicles could not cope with the steep grades on Mitchells Victoria Pass. Berghofer's Pass was built as an alternative route. The route starts on the Great Western...