More of the late Bob Deakin's archives courtesy Margaret Deakin March 2016


An account of the Signal Station lighting installation in the Queensland Electrical Contractor Oct 1968.  Details the many innovations of the technology and notes the unit is the first of its kind to be installed in Australia.

8" x 8" hardwood column donated by Bob Deakin for 1896 lighthouse, & builder Vaughn Bartlett.  Bob said it had come from the original Mooloolaba Hotel.  It was cut down to approx 6" x 4" to form the replacement stud.

1896 lighthouse 1999 pre sheeting & radar, red sector on signal station. Timber column donated by Bob Deakin for 1896 lighthouse runs beside left window 






Plan of the 1968 Signal Station


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