CAROLINE FOREST RESERVE
This 1918 photo is Copyright ForestrySA and provided by the City of Mount Gambier Library in March 2022 and used with permission.
||Caroline Forest Reserve
||Public access to site
||In use since
||19?? - 19??
For the City of Mount Gambier Library's website page with the collection of fire tower photos, please click here. On this page, you can click on the individual photo for detailed description.
Below is an extract from the Fire Tower chapter of a book, Forestry Tales, that was written by Michael H. Bleby OAM. It is used with permission, thanks Michael.
Although its use had discontinued before my involvement, there was a tower in earlier use at Caroline Forest. The first recorded observation tower in the Region and in SA (1918) was in fact located at Caroline Forest to the SE of Mt Gambier.
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