Ivanhoe Harriers talk

The next meeting of the Heidelberg Historical Society will be Ivanhoe Harriers: from St James Church to Willindra Park by Andrew Edney.  This athletic club has a 100 year history with members representing Australia at the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships and other international events. Join the Historical Society for this free event:  Thursday 8…
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Talk on Outer Circle Line

  Railway operations and heritage specialist Adam Chandler will be the guest speaker at the Heidelberg Historical Society's June meeting. Adam will speak about the production of a recent documentary, on which he worked as researcher, titled "Melbourne's Forgotten Railway: The Outer Circle Line" followed by a screening of the documentary and Q&A session about the line's construction…
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Princes Bridge to Hurst’s Bridge

The story of the Hurstbridge railway, with its strange and disjointed origins linked to the “railwaymania” of the 1880s, has much of interest to social, local and railway historians. Oddly, the first section of it to open to traffic was completely isolated from the rest of the rail network. When the railway to Heidelberg was…
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