The original Mt. Wells tower. Photo supplied by DEC - WA
||Original: ?m x ?m
Current: ?m x ?m
|Public access to site
||In use since
||Original: 1929 - 1961
Current: 1962 -
The original tower was destroyed in the January Dwellingup fires in 1961. The replacement tower was first manned from 2nd January 1962
We're still trying to find out if the 2 towers were at the exact same location. Please contact us if you can help with this, thanks.
In some records, Mt. Wells is also known as Wourahming Hill.
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1st photo is the original Mt. Wells tower. Note the towerman's hut on the left. Photo supplied by DEC - WA
Other 4 photos are the construction of the new Mt Wells tower in 1961. Photos supplied by DEC - WA
||Screenshot of old map supplied by MLC in late 2019.
|| Photos supplied by the DBCA Library, year taken is unknown.
|| Mt. Wells in Sept 2019, supplier unknown.
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