Photo supplied by Dale Simpson (Mt. Matlock), photo was taken in 1988
||First and second: Timber
||Second:3.5m x 3.5m with 1.5m verandah
|Public access to site
||In use since
||19?? - 1987
1987 - 2006
2008 - current
||10 - Eastern
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First photo (supplied by Dick Noble) shows the demolition of the original cabin in 1987. 2nd and 3rd Photos supplied by Peter Maxfield (in photo).
Fourth photo was taken in Feb. 2004 and supplied by Jude Groeneveld
The second cabin was erected in 1987.
This cabin was burnt over by the fires in December 2006. The lookout cabin was destroyed but the living quarters,
only moved there before the start of the season, was spared because it was 100% corrugated iron.
Some of the PVC piping melted though.
Above information was supplied by Dick Noble. Dick has served on Mt. Skene, Mt. Useful and on Mt. Moornapa
The 4 photos above were supplied by Frank Norden of the Wellington Shire and are used with permission
The first photo shows the site after the burn-over (taken on 24-12-2006). The second photo shows the helicopter that was used to fly in the materials
and the last 2 photos show the new tower in March 2008.
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