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Ships and Trains

Some cruise ships now include Port Lincoln in their itineraries, sailing into Boston Bay just after sunrise and docking at the main jetty. On these occasions up to two thousand passengers and several hundred crew descend on the town for the day. Read more about Ships and Trains >

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'Twix Horses and Conveyors

Specially modified tractors replaced horses for shunting rail wagons on the Port Lincoln jetties in 1952, and were in turn superseded by bulk loading conveyors in the 1960s. One has survived in virtually original condition, and is now being restored by the Port Lincoln Railway Museum. Read more about 'Twix Horses and Conveyors >

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One Last Look

Members of the Port Lincoln Railway Museum had the opportunity recently to inspect a former railway site. Read more about One Last Look >

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