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Black Powder Mill

Grassy Point Drive, Cairnlea, Brimbank, Victoria 3023, Australia
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A bit of Australian War history in Deer Park

Deer Park in Melbourne's west, started life as a farm for deer the Melbourne Hunt Club opened on... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Adam F
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Deer Park, Australia
not bad

last remnant of the old albion explosive factory. would be great if it was opened too the public... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
JohnG3121
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Deer Park in Melbourne's west, started life as a farm for deer the Melbourne Hunt Club opened on Saturday, 11 July 1885 and used the area to house their stock of game deer, so that the wealthy eastern suburb people would come to hunt and...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

last remnant of the old albion explosive factory. would be great if it was opened too the public. nice building

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Reviewed 23 August 2016

Being an Engineer with an interest in heritage and preservation The Black Powder Mill is a focal point for all the munitions that composed so much of the area around the Maribyrnong River and out along the Ballarat Road, Deer Park. Vast areas were needed...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2015

The Black Powder Mill was built in 1939 and closed in in 1986 due to residential and community pressure. This structure has been preserved for history and once formed part of the Albion Explosives Factory. This was part of a Defence production facility for the...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2015

It is most important to preserve historical landmarks. Melbourne's western suburbs continue to grow in population, The Cairnlea area was developed for housing about 12 years ago but thankfully this former small part of a munitions factory (to make gunpowder) was preserved. It is in...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
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