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Photos of the Bush Fire in Tasmania 7th February 1967

The photos are taken from the book "Bushfire Disaster - An Australian Community in Crisis" by R.L. Wettenhall
 
 

Top left:        Homes burnt at Sorell [The Mercury photo]
Top right:    Timber mill [The Mercury]
Bottom right:Railway truck aflame [The Mercury}
Bottom left:  Homes burning in Kingston, a suburb south of where I lived and it was here the boys went to school
 
 



Top left:          Thousands of sheep died in the fires {The Mercury}
Top right:        What's left of a country bridge
Bottom right:   Skeletonized vegetation on Mt Wellington {Photo: Don Stephens]    Mt   Wellington is the mountain that towers over Hobart
Bottom left:     All that remains of an historic house   [The Mercury]
 

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