Looking towards Bell from Blackheath


Tiny village at the top of Bell's Line of Road.

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Lennox Bridge east of Blaxland


Large township in the Blue Mountains.

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Autumn poplars on the road from Oberon to Jenolan Caves


Oberon (including O'Connell, Tarana, Gemalla, Black Springs and Burraga)
Isolated township beyond the limits of the Blue Mountains
Oberon is a settlement of some 2500 people located on a chilly plateau, 1113 m above sea-level, 42 km south-east of Bathurst and 183 km west of Sydney. Prime lambs and beef cattle are the main rural industries although vegetable production, tree nurseries, nut tree plantations and bulb farms all play their role. Timber processing by CSR and Boral Timber is a significant secondary industry with wood taken from NSW State Forests, radiata pine plantations and private forest growers.

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Woodford - Fast Facts

Small and quiet township in the Blue Mountains
Woodford is located 84 km from Sydney. While building the first road across the Blue Mountains, William Cox placed a marker peg near the site of the present-day Woodford railway station in 1814. He named it 'Twenty Mile Hollow' as it was located about twenty miles from the river crossing at Emu Plains and the locality retained this title until 1871. It initially served as a reserve for traveling stock owing to its good supply of water.

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