History gone as Carngham Station destroyed

THE historic Carngham Station was one of the casualties of Tuesday’s fire.

The homestead has long been a large part of Victoria’s rich history, but this isn’t the first time the building has burnt down.

In July 1918 a log rolling from a fireplace resulted in £6000 of damage to the homestead. A reporter for The Courier wrote that only a few stone walls and the chimneys remained of the 45 room dwelling.

Read the full article from Tuesday July 2, 1918 below

The historic Carngham Station, which was destroyed by fire - again - this week. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE

The historic Carngham Station, which was destroyed by fire - again - this week. PICTURE: LACHLAN BENCE