KOSCIUSZKO HUTS ASSOCIATION

Photo of langford gap hut
Photo of langford gap hut
Originally located at Langford East Aqueduct Track, Langford's Gap. Bogong High Plains map at GR 285177. In about 1992, this hut was moved 200m ESE from the end of the road cutting to the position GR286176 on the Langford East Aqueduct. The photo shows the hut in its new position. If visiting beware of the electric fence!

Photo: Gary Duncan, 2002

History

This hut was built in May 1960 by the SEC as a refuge hut for the patrollers in winter time. They were part of the Kiewa Hydro Electrical scheme.

Langford East and West huts were built for a similar purpose. The hut was moved slightly in about 1992.

Construction

Weatherboard walls, with a wooden floor and gabled iron roof. The inside is cladded with masonite and a "Romesse" pot belly stove is installed in the corner.

Caretakers - Southern Hydro Ltd

References

  • Hueneke Pp239.
  • D. Sisson - pers comm.

Profile updated 26 December 2003.