Light Weight Air Warning (LW/AW) Radar

Larger image At the Australian War Memorial. "The LW/AW set was developed in 1942 in Australia by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (later CSIRO) Radiophysics Laboratory in response to the need for a portable air defence radar station that could be readily deployed in northern Australia, New Guinea and the islands to Australia's...

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Empire Hotel, Queenstown.

Larger image Empire Hotel, front staircase and back halls. Mostly taken at night or in areas with no windows so lighting is bad. Mirror on the landing. Back entrance.

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Powder Magazine, Beechworth

Larger image "Built in 1860 to store the gunpowder used in goldmining, the powder magazine was designed to minimise the risk of exploding. Only copper fittings were used, an elaborate lightning rod was fitted and people entering had to wear special shoes. Should an explosion have occurred, the design of the build would direct the...

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Narryna, Battery Point, Hobart

This series of photos is from an "1830s merchant’s house" in Hobart. There is more information here, including a site plan and a visitor's guide (PDF) with a description of each of the rooms. I have broken my photos up by room/part of the house, and linked them below. 1 Entrance Hall 2 Drawing Room 3...

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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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