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Wangi Wangi Flood 2007 - Downed power pole Beach Road

  • Wangi Wangi Flood 2007 - Downed power pole Beach Road

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    Creator: Jones, Mr Greg - Lake Macquarie City Council

    Wangi Power station began supplying power to NSW in late 1958. It took ten years to build, and a thousand men to build it. Many of the workforce lived in a makeshift 'Tent City' on a hill near the station. It was decommissioned in 1986.

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