Trentham Cottage, Port Arthur/Carnarvon

From the panel out the front" "The building here now was built around 1900 by the Trenham family and was called Trentham Cottage. It is a typical house of the Carnovon period [after Port Arthur penal settlement closed down]. The house and garden have been restored to show how they might have looked in 1915."...

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Melbourne Gaol

Originally posted This is the Old Melbourne Gaol Crime & Justice Experience. Russell Street used to be the location of the gaol, the magistrate's court, the city watch house and police headquarters, all of which have moved on. The first part of the gaol was built in 1841, but quickly became overcrowded so a new...

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Bag Trolley

Attached information sheet says: 1940 Railway Platform Barrow As used in the day/s of Steam Trains

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Piners punt

Piners pint: a small boat used by timber cutters gathering Huon Pine on the west coast of Tasmania. More information From the attached card: "Bramble" Length: 11'9" Built: 1950s Constructed: King Billy pine, clinker

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Single scull racing shell

From information sheet: Single scull built by Jeff Sykes & Associates Pty Ltd, Geelong, 1989 Length: 26'1" Construction: Sapele plywood, Sitka Spruce longitudinals and deck bracing, Silver Ash trim and shoulder

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Fishing boat

"The Mayfly" Length: 11'11" Designed & built by Reg Fazackerley, 1973 Construction: King Billy pine, clinker "The Mayfly was built for trout fishing in the Highland Lakes."

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Unrestored yacht

The attached information sheets says this is the "former 21-foot class Imp, which began life in 1886 as the Claretta". "The Claretta was launched at Hobart in November 1886, having been built at Battery Point by James Davey for Alfred J. Mitchell of the Derwent Sailing Boat Club, her dimensions being 21ft. waterline (hull overall)...

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Two small boats

From attached card: "Helen Mary"  Designed and built by Reg Fazackerley, 1967 Length: 11'3" Construction: Plywood, hard chine From attached card: "Marigold" Designed and built by Reg Fazackerley, c.1950 Length: 9'10' Construction: King Billy Pine, clinker

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Small boat with motor

The information accompanying this boat (owned by Meredith & Owen Ransley) says it is "one of many similar craft built in Hobart 'last century' by a Mr. Fazackerly and are always identified by name". "This boat is a bit different [from others of the same type] in having side seats, an engine and no well,...

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