The potter Barry Brickell began laying track for a narrow gauge (381 mm, or 15 inches) railway in 1975, shortly after he established his pottery workshop at Driving Creek. It was a means of getting practicable access to clay and wood for his kiln. Since 1990 the narrow-gauge railway has also carried tourists along the 3 km track, which includes a unique double deck viaduct and two horseshoe spirals, and five reversing points on its climb to the mountain top terminus, ‘The Eyefull Tower.’ Shown here is the fifth reversing point.
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