The Marrawah Tramway was built around 1913 when an existing line was extended to the township. The trawway had a variety of rolling stock in the years it operated, bringing timber to mills and agricultural products to ports to the east.
Evidence of ancient human occupation
The Tasmanian west coast is the site of many aboriginal petroglyphs over 1000 years old. Examples can be found at the Sundown Point Reserve to the south and at Mount Cameron West to the north.