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The remote 1800's gunpowder magazine for the defence fo Albany. Its about 5 metres square..

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Comments (7)

jockswa on July 6, 2012

Great stuff! This is one part of Albany I've never visited.

Bermard Agulo on July 7, 2012

Wonderful color and composition!

F1 + L1

best wishes,


GasGasL€X on July 7, 2012

Thanks Jock, I cant believe I have lived here all my life and have never ventured out here before. * Mike, Bernardo* Ta for that, it is a bit smallish but then Albany was small back in 1830.. Its an interesting choice of location though... Instead of shielding Albany from any possible explosion by locating the magazine behind a rock wall it was proudly erected up on a knoll directly visable to the colony.. and any flying stone/rock should it explode..

Stuart Smith on July 7, 2012

Nice one mate... Is that out near the old quarantine station now being used as a B&B? I've been around there but not seen this. Excellent find. ~Like~

GasGasL€X on July 7, 2012

It sure is Stuart, next to Camp Qaranup.. A very nice place to visit

InTheBush on July 8, 2012

What a great little stone building, and even better that it is still there for us to admire L :-)

GasGasL€X on July 9, 2012

Yep, ya cant help but admire it from town... it sticks out a bit.. :)

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