Framed Art Print
Cheviot Tunnel #2by Chris' Landscape Images & Designs
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Choose from a variety of frame styles, colors and sizes to complement your favorite Society6 gallery, or fine art print - made ready to hang. Fine-crafted from solid woods, premium shatterproof acrylic protects the face of the art print, while an acid free dust cover on the back provides a custom finish. All framed art prints include wall hanging hardware.
ABOUT THE ART
The Cheviot tunnel is a historic 660 foot long brick lined railway built in 1889. It is located in “The Valley of a Thousand Hills” where images of spectacular rolling lush green terrains.
It was constructed to enable passengers and timber logging to be transported from Yea to Molesworth, a distance of some 20kms.
The tunnel took 2 years to build and 2,000 employees involved in making the bricks on site from a clay deposit found nearby.
Sadly the tunnel was closed in 1937 when road trucks could haul the timber. The tunnel now stands as a historical piece of engineering in its era.
*Rail Tunnel, Steam Engine Era, Architecture, Engineering, Historic, Vintage, Photography, East Gippsland, Australia.