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REALLY SideTracked - Cemetery Station No2 Rookwood

A cache by Aussiebrian Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/07/2019
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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About SideTracked Caches

This cache belongs to the SideTracked series. It is not designed to take you to a magical place with a breath taking view. Its a distraction for the weary traveller, but anyone else can go and find it too. More Information can be found at the SideTracked Website

About Cemetery Station No 2

This is the site of the second of four platforms on the rail line through Rookwood Cemetery.

The station opened as Roman Catholic Platform on 31 December 1901. The name was changed to Cemetery Station No. 2 on 15 June 1908. The station was closed on 29 December 1948. Wikipedia

If you have visited GC7YCX0C REALLY SideTracked – Cemetery Station No1 Rookwood, you will have learned something about the history of the Mortuary Railway to Rookwood Cemetery. In 1901 the line was expanded to the Catholic section of the cemetery. The platform was not grand and had a timber shelter. .

The station was closed on 29 December 1948.

The other SideTracked Caches in Rookwood Cemetery are:

GC7YCX0C REALLY SideTracked – Cemetery Station No 1 Rookwood

GC8965Z REALLY SideTracked – Cemetery Station No 3 Rookwood

GC89664 REALLY SideTracked – Cemetery Station No 4 Rookwood

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Nobhg urnq uvtu. Cyrnfr erghea pnershyyl bhg bs fvtug.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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