Strahan, Tasmania, Australia, 4.16.09. The West Coast Wilderness Railway is a tourist attraction using vintage steam engines in spectacular mountain scenery. It began as a mining railway in 1897. Shutterstock Image - Strahan, Tasmania, Australia, 4.16.09. The West Coast Wilderness Railway is a tourist attraction using vintage steam engines in spectacular mountain scenery. It began as a mining railway in 1897. - ID: 1037709268