Place:Boorabbin, Western Australia, Australia


Alt namesBorrabbinsource: Wikipedia
Located inWestern Australia, Australia

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Boorabbin, Western Australia was a significant location on the narrow gauge Eastern Goldfields Railway in Western Australia. It was half way between Southern Cross and Coolgardie.

It was the location of a water tank used during the era of steam power on the railways, Construction of the tank began in 1896 and had a capacity of five and a quarter million gallons.

The townsite was gazetted in 1898. It was named by C.C. Hunt in 1865.

It is in the area of the Boorabbin National Park, and Boorabbin Rocks.

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