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(14 pictures)
Picture relating to Menzies - titled 'Menzies'
Picture relating to Gilliat - titled 'Gilliat'
Picture relating to Brookville - titled 'Brookville Mine Tunnell; Perserverance Mine'
Picture relating to Yarraman - titled 'Yarraman Nursery'
Picture relating to Coglia Well Outcamp - titled 'Coglia Well Outcamp'
Picture relating to Cashmere Downs - titled 'Cashmere Downs WA'
Picture relating to Rossmoya - titled 'Rossmoya'
Picture relating to Mount Colah - titled 'Mount Colah goods train derailment'
Picture relating to Albany - titled 'Albany WA 1970'
Picture relating to Mundaring Weir - titled 'Mundaring Weir WA 1970'
Picture relating to West Perth - titled 'West Perth WA 1970'
Picture relating to Kawana Waters - titled 'Kawana Waters'
Picture relating to Flinders Peak - titled 'Flinders Peak'
Picture relating to Kings Hut - titled 'Kings Hut'

Cashmere Downs WA

contributed by Cordyline, taken in 1970
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Shearers quarters, the homestead was occupied by Phil and his young family.
The climate was too dry to sustain their sheep, things were grim for them in 1970, not sure what happened.
Phil's in-laws had the store at nearby Sandstone.
My understanding is that no nickel was discovered, now the area is being explored with a view to mining iron

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