Spring Hill Battery Complex

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

A range of archaeological remains are found at this site including a concrete amalgam retort, large corrugated iron water tank, an explosives magazine, remains of a rock and earth dam, a vertical boiler and a large cylinder compressor. The most prominent relic is a ten head stamp battery set into a terraced earth floor with a concrete base. The battery’s mortar boxes bear the words “A.Harkness & Co Engineers Bendigo 1900”. The stampers iron frame bear the mark “A. Harkness & Co. Victoria Foundry Bendigo 1895”. This stamp was powered by an internal combustion engine. Only the concrete platform for this engine remains.

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Pine Creek Railway Station Precinct.

Pine Creek Railway Precinct

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly

Identification signage at the site.

Miners Park, Pine Creek

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly

Post Office & Repeater Station from Railway Terrace.

Pine Creek Post Office and Repeater Station

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly

Lake Copperfield

Lake Copperfield

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly

Old Bonrook Station homestead from Main Terrace in Pine Creek.

Old Bonrook Station Homestead

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly

Old Playford Club Hotel from Main & Baxter Terraces.

Old Playford Club Hotel

Pine Creek, Victoria Daly