Moonta Heritage Trail

The trail starts at the Town Hall and is a leisurely drive of about 16 kms which can be completed in 1-2  hours. The trail passes many sites of historical interest and gives visitors an impression of the history and development of Moonta. Simply follow the distinctive Trial Signs (Tour Drive No 38). Note that

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Hughes Enginhouse

Hughes Enginehouse played a focal role in the operations of the Moonta Mine. Its function was to dewater the underground workings on the mine’s largest orebodies. These orebodies, known as Elders and Elders West Lodes, were worked over a length of 1000 metres and to depths of more than 700 metres. This classic Cornish enginehouse

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