Powder Magazine	 The Passport key is needed for entry Erected in 1847 this building is one of the oldest remaining mine buildings in Australia. It was used to store gunpowder for blasting of the ore from the rock faces of the mine. It is constructed well away from the mine workings, with an arched stone roof for added strength in case of an explosion. It was restored by the National Trust in 1976.

Powder Magazine The Passport key is needed for entry Erected in 1847 this building is one of the oldest remaining mine buildings in Australia. It was used to store gunpowder for blasting of the ore from the rock faces of the mine. It is constructed well away from the mine workings, with an arched stone roof for added strength in case of an explosion. It was restored by the National Trust in 1976.

Burra. An old mining town in the middle of nowhere. Australia

Burra. An old mining town in the middle of nowhere. Australia

Mine Ruins Photograph by Wayne Sherriff - Burra Copper Mines, South Australia.

Mine Ruins Photograph by Wayne Sherriff - Burra Copper Mines, South Australia.

Abandoned Farmhouse at Sunset. Burra, South Australia (SA), Australia © Ilya Genkin

Abandoned Farmhouse at Sunset. Burra, South Australia (SA), Australia © Ilya Genkin

Old Copper Mine in Burra. Another great, historic, place to visi

Old Copper Mine in Burra. Another great, historic, place to visi

The historical town of Morgan on the mighty Murray River South Australia

The historical town of Morgan on the mighty Murray River South Australia

Paddlesteamer near Morgan South Australia

Paddlesteamer near Morgan South Australia

The wharf at Morgan, South Australia in operation, located on the North-West Bend.

The wharf at Morgan, South Australia in operation, located on the North-West Bend.

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