This Day in History: 1909-12-06

The railway line from Newcastle to Bolgart was officially opened by the Premier, Sir Newton Moore, at Bolgart. This line crossed the original Culham race track in the Toodyay Valley.

Newcastle herald, 4 Dec. 1909, p.5; 11 Dec. 1909, p.3.
Rica Erickson. Old Toodyay and Newcastle. Toodyay Shire Council, 1974, p.348.
Wally Chitty. Toodyay – the good old days. Hesperian Press, 2004, p.30.