Grass tree
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After the morning's trek along Mt William we went to visit the old Heatherlie Freestone Quarries site. Apart from its interesting history it was also supposed to have quite a collection of wildflowers but the middle of November seems too late in the year as we saw only a little. This nice grass-tree was however in full bloom.


boiler
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This is one of the remnants of an earlier industry. Its a boiler I think was used to power the crane, the arm of which lies in two pieces nearby.
Hut
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There were three restored (or should I say, reconstructed) huts by the quarry site. These give an indication of how the workers may have lived 100 years ago.


inside hut
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This is the inside of one of the huts. We rested in the shade these huts provided, the cool stone walls also provided some insulation from the heat.

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