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Picture relating to St Mary State Forest - titled 'The first fire tower lookout at St Mary's Forestry Reserve'
Picture relating to St Mary State Forest - titled 'New Fire Tower St Mary's Forestry Reserve'
Picture relating to St Mary State Forest - titled 'New fire tower under construction'
Picture relating to Walkerville - titled 'Walkerville Beach and Historic Lime Kilns'
Picture relating to Coen - titled 'Coen'
Picture relating to Brungle - titled 'Brungle Fire Station'
Picture relating to Redfern - titled 'Redfern Fire Station. '
Picture relating to Condobolin - titled 'Renown Picture Theatre. Street, Condobolin'
Picture relating to Guys Hut - titled 'Guys Hut'
Picture relating to Big Hill - titled 'Big Hill'
Picture relating to Buninyong - titled 'Fire Tower Mount Buninyong'
Picture relating to Paddys River Mine - titled 'Paddys River Mine'
Picture relating to Paddys River Mine - titled 'Paddys River Mine'
Picture relating to Paddys River Mine - titled 'Paddys River Mine'
Picture relating to Congwarra Lode Mine - titled 'Congwarra Lode Mine'
Picture relating to Beaudesert - titled 'Beaudesert'

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    New fire tower under construction

    contributed by CLancaster, taken in 1938
    (contact CLancaster about this picture | see more pictures from CLancaster - open in new window)

    Fire towers were used to assist in the location of a fire. these towers were manned during days of very high danger. The earlier a fire was detected may have made a considerable difference to the energy needed to control the fire and a reduced cost of fighting the fire and damage sustained.

    This picture is also part of the Bonzle Construction (open in new window) photo collection.