Callington Mill (restored).

Callington Mill, Oatlands. A working flour mill built in 1837. It was restored earlier this century and reopened in 2010. (Wikipedia.) These photos are from 2015. There is another post with photos from 2008, during the restoration period, which shows inside before the installation of the equipment. Unfortunately, these photos were taken late in the...

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Callington Flour Mill

Larger version Callington Mill, Oatland. A working flour mill built in 1837. It was restored earlier this century and reopened in 2010. (Wikipedia.) These photos are from 2008, while restoration was in process. Starting with the outside, then inside, then other buildings on the site. There is another post from 2015, after the mill was...

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Mountgarrett’s Cottage (lathe & plaster construction)

Larger version Mountgarrett's Cottage, Woolmers Estate. Constructed for Dr Mountgarrett in the 1820s and later moved to Woolmers, where it was used for agricultural purposes. I wasn't going to post this one as the photos are poor quality, but because the building hasn't been maintained/restored as a residence, the construction details can be seen. The...

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Lyons Cottage

Larger version Lyons Cottage, Stanley. Birthplace of former priminister Joseph Lyons "demonstrates the characteristics of a single storey, weatherboard Victorian Georgian dwelling" (from the link P&WS site). Constructed prior to 1870. More about the history of the house (and Lyons) in the P&WS site. A guide to which rooms the photos are from. (Not to...

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Gig

(Larger version Panel at the front say, in part: Gig with Road Cart Body This vehicle is a gig not a jinker, sulky or trap. The differences are that a gig has the shaft running right past the body to the rear of the vehicle. Gigs are also enclosed at the back, but have ample...

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Jinker

(Larger image) This is a light, two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicle. But how does it differ from other light, two-wheeled horse-drawn vehicles like gigs and sulkies? Short answer, it doesn't. From "Sulkies, Whiskeys and Gigs" by Jeff Powell, Curator, Cobb & Co Museum in the Australian Carriage Driving Society Show Driving Handbook (PDF): From Cooktown to Kalgoorlie...

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Icebox

(Larger version) ICEBOX Wood, zinc lining, insulation, metal fittings. Undated. This traditional upright timber cabinet, double-walled and insulated, with two doors. The block of ice was put into the top compartment and as it melted the water dripped to a tray underneath. At Queanbeyan Museum.

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Bark Mission Hut

At the National Museum of Australia. Mission hut 2000 built in the style of huts from the 1920s to 1950s, by Herbie Harradine, Lionel Chatfield and Joe Chatfield, under the supervision of Uncle Bill Edwards. Text on outside panel: Framlingham "This hut is just like the first home we built, when Kathleen and I got...

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Beechworth Gaol

Operated as a gaol from 1860s to about 1920, and then various related purposes until 2004. There's more history on the Wikipedia page and there's a website for the redevelopment project. I've had to split this over multiple posts, but there's a link at the end of each post that goes to the next one...

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