Old photos of Leonora, Western Australia

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History of city Leonora, Western Australia in photos

A small historical reference

Geography: Leonora is a town in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia, located 833 kilometres (518 mi) northeast of the state capital, Perth, and 237 kilometres (147 mi) north of the city of Kalgoorlie.

Leonora is primarily a mining town. There are a number of major gold mines in the Shire, as well as the Murrin Murin laterite nickel project. The area supports a significant pastoral industry.

Date of foundation: 1897


Population: 779


Leonora. Challenge Hotel, 1912
Challenge Hotel, 1912
Leonora. Leonora School, circa 1909
Leonora School, circa 1909
Leonora. Panorama of the city, 1899
Panorama of the city, 1899
Leonora. Tower Street, circa 1900's
Tower Street, circa 1900's

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