Blencowe's Microsoft Flight Simulator Airfield Design - 3D FSX models
for Western Australia!
Did you get the model & texture library 21st August 2011 or laterYRDY Reedy's Gold Mine (closed)
Includes Phoenix Mine and strip at North Reedy (runways NW and NE)
Uploaded - 5th September 2011
The open cut was closed in 1997 but further exploration drilling is under way. Reedy is an abandoned town in the Murchison region of Western Australia. The town is located between Cue and Meekatharra in the Mid West region of Western Australia. Gold was discovered in the area by H Reed in 1899-1900 and a nearby well, Reedy's Well, was named after him. The well appeared on maps of the area in 1908 as a known water source. Further gold discoveries were made in the 1930s and several mines were developed. By 1933 the Cue-Day Dawn road board petitioned for a townsite to be surveyed and declared. Suggestions for the name of the town included Triton, Mathers and Reedy. The town was gazetted in 1934.
If you fly over, you will note that the airstrip runs down the main streets of the old town.
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