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Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) Z-Lock Key. Railway stations were built at towns and a few other places along the Midland Railway.

Midland Railway of Western Australia (MRWA) Z-Lock Key. Railway stations were built at towns and a few other places along the Midland Railway.

Midland Railway of Western Australia promotional luggage bag for their wildflower tours by bus.

Midland Railway of Western Australia promotional luggage bag for their wildflower tours by bus.

1912 map showing the route of the Midland Railway, with the land they were granted for building the railway shaded in pink and brown.

1912 map showing the route of the Midland Railway, with the land they were granted for building the railway shaded in pink and brown.

Midland Railway Company steam locomotive made in England and imported to Australia.  In 1894, after eight years of construction, the Midland Railway was completed in Western Australia. It spanned 446 kilometres from Midland Junction in Perth to Walkaway near Geraldton.

Midland Railway Company steam locomotive made in England and imported to Australia. In 1894, after eight years of construction, the Midland Railway was completed in Western Australia. It spanned 446 kilometres from Midland Junction in Perth to Walkaway near Geraldton.

'Memories of the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia' by Philippa Rogers of Rail Heritage WA, which we helped gather stories for! More info on our blog at http://carnamah.blogspot.com.au/2014/08/memories-of-midland-railway-company.html

'Memories of the Midland Railway Company of Western Australia' by Philippa Rogers of Rail Heritage WA, which we helped gather stories for! More info on our blog at http://carnamah.blogspot.com.au/2014/08/memories-of-midland-railway-company.html

Loading Ballast near Arrino. At various times the Midland #Railway has been used for #mining operations. It transported coal mined near #Mingenew, copper and ballast from #Arrino, talc from Three Springs and quartzite from near #Moora. A spur line from #Dongara has moved mineral sands mined at #Eneabba to the port at #Geraldton.

Loading Ballast near Arrino. At various times the Midland #Railway has been used for #mining operations. It transported coal mined near #Mingenew, copper and ballast from #Arrino, talc from Three Springs and quartzite from near #Moora. A spur line from #Dongara has moved mineral sands mined at #Eneabba to the port at #Geraldton.

Want to know what it was it like to consider buying a Ready Made Farm? Click on the cover of the the handbook and take a look!

Want to know what it was it like to consider buying a Ready Made Farm? Click on the cover of the the handbook and take a look!

The first Midland Railway Company #bus! The company began a road service alongside its #railway between Perth and Geraldton in 1946.

The first Midland Railway Company #bus! The company began a road service alongside its #railway between Perth and Geraldton in 1946.

The bulk handling of wheat was first raised in Carnamah at a meeting of farmers from throughout the North Midlands on 14 July 1932.

The bulk handling of wheat was first raised in Carnamah at a meeting of farmers from throughout the North Midlands on 14 July 1932.

Heavy rains in 1917 caused washaway under the #railway tracks near #Gunyidi. In the middle of the night a train went over the unsupported tracks. The locomotive fell and its carriages collided into one another. Three people died and many more were injured. Surrounded by floodwaters they then had to wait 13 hours to be evacuated.

Heavy rains in 1917 caused washaway under the #railway tracks near #Gunyidi. In the middle of the night a train went over the unsupported tracks. The locomotive fell and its carriages collided into one another. Three people died and many more were injured. Surrounded by floodwaters they then had to wait 13 hours to be evacuated.

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