Historical information

This is a copy of "THE BRIDGE AT BOGGY CREEK, NOWA NOWA, LAKE TYERS." which is a Rose Stereograph Co postcard.
Boggy Creek Bridge was built in 1916 as part of the Bairnsdale to Orbost extension to the main Gippsland Railway, and is situated in the middle of the township of Nowa Nowa, crossing a steep-sided and well-timbered creek-valley. This section of the line closed in 1987.


This bridge plays a major part in the identity and history of the town of Nowa Nowa, This item is associated with the East Gippsland Railway.

Physical description

A large black / white photograph of a large wooden bridge across a creek. There is a house and outbuildings in the background on the right. It is in a bush setting.

Inscriptions & markings

on back - "Boggy Creek bridge - Nowa Nowa 1887 LaTrobe Collection"