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Photographers can’t go past this pub in Coolgardie, Western Australia

Published 16th December 2019

 

Built in 1898, the two-storied brick and iron Marvel Bar hotel is a classic example of early Federation Free Classical architecture in Australia and has got to be Coolgardie’s most photographed pub.

The pity is, it hasn’t been licensed since 1… Read More

Feature image - Coolgardie Marvel Bar Hotel c.1898

Niagara Dam – Site 8 Golden Quest Discovery Trail

Published 26th April 2017

What a surprising sight Niagara Dam is ! And what a folly it was to build it !

Constructed in 1897 – 98, the intention was that the dam would provide plentiful water for the locomotives along the new rail link between Kalgoorlie and Menzies. By the time the… Read More

Credo Homestead

Published 12th April 2016

Credo Homestead, on the Golden Quest Discovery Trail, is a former pastoral station and is now a Conservation Reserve which was purchased as water catchment for Rowles Lagoon, site 23 on the trail.

See the history of Credo Station in the updated onl… Read More

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