Long Marsh Dam site and settlement remains.

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Long Marsh Dam site and settlement remains.

Postby tas-man » Thu 07 Jan, 2010 1:11 am

Here are some photos from my recent trip to Long Marsh Dam with the LWC.
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The Sandstone Quarry

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Climbing the northern dam abutment

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Looking from top of Northern dam abutment across Macquarie River to recently cleared southern abutment.
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Re: Long Marsh Dam site and settlement remains.

Postby tas-man » Thu 07 Jan, 2010 1:18 am

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Grave of Thomas Collins who was killed by a falling rock during dam construction.

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Ruins of a stone building

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Another stone wall remanant.
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Postby tas-man » Thu 07 Jan, 2010 1:24 am

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Corner of stone wall.

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Remains of well with octogonal sandstone post adjacent - sundial stand?

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Stone edged path leading down slope to well.
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Postby tas-man » Thu 07 Jan, 2010 1:34 am

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Another substantial stone building's ruins.

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Looking from top of the cleared southern dam abutment over the Macquarie river to the forest clad northern abutment,

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Photo of dam wall foundations taken in 1960's - we did not find it this time, probably covered with silt build up and scrub regrowth.
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Postby tas-man » Thu 07 Jan, 2010 1:43 am

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Crossing the Macquarie River on a log.

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One of the local inhabitants we met!
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