Photo (1947) supplied by the Melbourne Walking Club (Robin Bailey)
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In the Forest Commission's Annual Report 1926-1927 it states:
"During the year, the following additional fire lookout stations were established: Creswick, Mt. Disappointment, Mt. Donna Buang,
Mt. Drummer, Mt. Nowa Nowa, Beech Forest and Mt. Macedon.
Four of these stations were operating last summer, and all seven will be operating during the summer of '27-'28".
In notes supplied by David Bannear and dated 11th December1942 it states:
"Mt. Disappointment (Scaffold Hill) tower connected by telephone to Whittlesea exchange No. 12K. This tower will be manned during dangerous weather,
but not during week-ends when the fireguard who usually mans the tower will be stationed on Tower Hill near Kilmore".
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