Granite - VIC

  Historic Site


DEG: -37.116047 145.212891
DMS: 37º 06' 57.77" S 145º 12' 46.41" E
UTM: 55 H 5890760mN 341225mE
Altitude: 200.29m


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8229 Goulburn Valley Hwy
Trawool VIC 3660
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Historic railway station site (originally named Wrights Siding) on the Tallarook to Mansfield line, now the Great Victorian Rail Trail.

Granite was a small wayside siding and station opened after the line commenced running to serve a small granite quarry, specialising in monumental products, with a small human powered push cart tramway, to bring the quarried product from in the quarry above Trawool Creek (Formerly Falls Creek) down to the rail siding at Granite.

There have been 2 wooden platforms over the lifespan of Granite station, both now having been long removed. The first one being on the Trawool side of Trawool Creek, situated on the left side of the line, with the replacement platform erected on the opposite side of Trawool Creek, closer to the Trawool Hotel on the right hand side of the line. The station ceased to exist after quarrying became un-economical in the late 1950’s. Several historic photographs adorn the walls of the Trawool Hotel, of the Granite Quarry & its operation, & are well worth a quick look & visit to this establishment.
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Closest Weather Station

Mangalore at 26/03:30am EST
Distance from Granite 25.39km N
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

Closest Climatic Station

Mangalore Airport
Distance from Granite 25.39km N
Mean Max. °C29.729.326.121.416.713.412.514.116.820.424.326.9
Mean Min. °C14.114.312.
Mean Rain mm39.335.736.238.454.253.657.962.855.147.548.140.7

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