Weston Langford Railway Photography
Documenting railways and related infrastructure since 1960

100564: McKinnon Manual Boom Barriers

100564: McKinnon Manual Boom Barriers

Date Taken: 25 May 1961

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Country: Australia State: Victoria

The mechanical interlocked boom barriers at McKinnon Road near McKinnon Station were installed in 1928 and replaced by modern boom barrier in 1974. This was the only such installation in Victoria although similar mechanical gates occured elsewhere on the Australian railways.