Historical information

This appears to be a photograph of a large group of people at the Orbost Railway Station awaiting a train - a steam train? The group seems to be made up of family groups.


This item is associated with the history of the Orbost-Bairnsdale railway line and therefore reflects the role that the rail line played in the social and economic history of Orbost.
The closure of the line was a significant event in Orbost's history.
It is a pictorial record of a social event in Orbost.

Physical description

A black / white photograph of a large group of people standing at a railway station. Some are standing on the platform, others on the line. Most are looking toward the right.