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Friday, 10 June 2016

DOWNLOADING A 1955 BOOKLET: THE STORY OF MT WILSON IN THE BLUE MOUNTAINS



If you haven’t visited Mt Wilson yet, this 1955 tourist booklet will make you want to! You can download it from Trove here. If you have trouble finding it, try a search in the “Books” category, using “The Story of Mt Wilson in the Blue Mountains” in the search box, then following the prompts. The link to Trove is here.
The map of Mt Wilson shown is taken from the current Mt Wilson Website (here). You will be able to make more sense of the 1955 book if you have the modern information and map to locate many of the places mentioned.
Mt Wilson is a very special place, being a fertile, elevated piece of land in the sandstone wilderness of Wollemi National Park. I have made several videos and blogs on Mt Wilson already and I am hoping to do more.
St Basil's Church Mt Wilson 1953
Here is a list:
The Waterfall Track here.
Wynne’s Rocks and Du Faur’s Rocks Lookouts here.
The Cathedral Reserve here.
Blog: The Geology of Mt Wilson here.
I’ve also made a slide show using the illustrations from The Story of Mt Wilson (here). NOT PUBLISHED YET.
At Wynne's Rocks Lookout 2014

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