Golden Pipeline

National Trust of WA

Explore The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail

A self-guided drive trail between the Perth Hills and Western Australia’s Eastern Goldfields. Go with the Flow. Follow the water to discover more about the audacious goldfields water supply scheme and Engineer CY O’Connor.

Discover The people and the Scheme

“Future generations, I am quite certain will think of us and bless us for our far seeing patriotism, and it will be said of us, as Isaiah said of old, ‘They made a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert” – Sir John Forrest

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Yilgarn History Museum

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The museum is located in Western Australia’s earliest Registrar’s Office, and former court room, built in 1892.

It houses a collection of artefacts, records and memorabilia reflecting both the mining and agricultural heritage of the district.

It also has material relevant to the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme, including a length runner’s bicycle and section of wood stave pipe.

A length runners bicycle on display at the Yilgarn History Museum.
Gary Peters. A length runners bicycle,
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