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Location DB > Australia > New South Wales > Sydney > Woolloomooloo Reservoir
Woolloomooloo Reservoir
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created by siologen on 9/21/2004 6:12 PM
last modified by siologen on 9/21/2004 6:19 PM
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Massive twin underground oil storage reservoirs.
 Basic Information
Type: Reservoir
Status: Abandoned
Accessibility: Moderate
Recommendation: worth the trip
 Physical Information
Lincoln Ave, Wooloomooloo
Sydney, New South Wales
Owner: Navy
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  •  Hazards
  • 100kg manhole covers
  •  Interesting Features
    Massive twin reservoirs, oil slicked walls and pillars, 8m high, each half the size of a football feild(which code, i dunno).
    Inset centres with steps, a bit of water mixed with oil, big ladders, killer resonance, stinks of oil.
     Security Measures
  • heavy manholes.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1930
    Closed: 0
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • old shoes, manhole key, lotsa strength.
  •  Recommended Equipment

    Built in 1930s, to store oil for the nearby Garden Island Naval Base.
    Used till 1960s.
    Now disused.
    Possible reuse in future?....
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     Future Plans
    Suggestions to turn it into a massive wine cellar havent yet come to fruitition...

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    Woolloomoolloo Reservoir

    posted by Curly
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    Woolloomoolloo Reservoir
    Tue, Sep 21st, 2004
    posted by siologen
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    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 9/27/2006 6:47 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 27 06 at 6:47, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Sep 26 06 at 11:26, siologen made this location public
  • on Sep 1 06 at 3:52, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Mar 18 06 at 4:00, Curly updated gallery Woolloomoolloo Reservoir
  • on Mar 18 06 at 3:57, Curly updated gallery Woolloomoolloo Reservoir
  • on Mar 18 06 at 3:55, Curly created a new gallery
  • on Oct 7 04 at 18:00, siologen made this location available
  • on Sep 21 04 at 18:25, siologen updated basic gallery info
  • on Sep 21 04 at 18:24, siologen updated a gallery picture
  • on Sep 21 04 at 18:24, siologen updated a gallery picture
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