TIN MINES HUT - by Justine Slough

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TIN MINES HUT - Acrylic on Canvas 1200 x 950mm

by Justine Slough

Located on the Tin Mine Fire Trail, about 20 Km south of Dead Horse Gap

Brief History

The area has been mined since 1873 for tin, but in 1935 to 1936, the Mt Pilot Tin Mining Syndicate built several huts on the site, but all were abandoned by 1938.

The Barn has had a varied life being used as a barn or workshed by a variety of parties including the SMA and Charlie Carter.

There was also a Tin Mine SMA shelter at 117376, built by the SMA in 1954 for survey and later used by CSIRO and Forestry until it was removed by the NPWS in 1992.


The Tin Mines barn is a large and interesting structure, with solid posts and a complex roof structure. The shingles are the longest known in the park and about 15mm thick. The weatherboards are chamfered from about 35mm to 12 mm thick. The corrugated iron section of the roof was added many years ago.

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