Katoomba & Mt Victoria (May 2018)

Chilly late-autumn weekend in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney for the Great Train Weekend in Mt Victoria, including a return trip from Mt Victoria to Lithgow on a historic 1930’s train, hauled by the largest operating steam locomotive in the southern hemisphere.

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Looking down into the Jamison Valley from Gladstone Lookout.
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Mt Solitary
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Sunrise over the 3 Sisters (from the Katoomba Falls track).
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Sunrise.
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The Scenic World Sky Way & Mt Solitary
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Mt Solitary and the Ruined Castle.
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The Three Sisters from Echo Point.
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Narrowneck from Cahill’s Lookout.
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The Megalong Valley from Cahill’s Lookout.
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Boar’s Head Rock
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Mounted troopers part of the heritage weekend at Mt Victoria
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Vintage Messerschmitt car.
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Ansett Roadways coach.
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Miniature steam engine
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The Victoria & Albert Guesthouse in Mt Victoria
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A full-sized steam engine.
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Rail Motor No. 24
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On the steam train, headed down to Lithgow.
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Back at Mt Victoria station.
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Sunrise + fog = brilliant
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Echo Point before the madness of a sunny Sunday.
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Walking to Lockley’s Pylon (out from Leura)
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Classic Blue Mountains sandstone escarpments.
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At the Lockley’s Pylon summit.
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Smoke in the valley.
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The slow and steep descent from Lockley’s Pylon.

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