WWII Searchlight

Equipment
10 million lumens

Fancy a searchlight party? This searchlight gets used during Labour Day long weekends for the annual Nungarin Vintage Rally and Search Light Party. During World War II the 800,000 candela of power searchlight was set up in readiness to respond to night-time attacks. This beast is powered by a separate 15kW generator.

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Nungarin Heritage Machinery and Army Museum

Army and local history, everything including the kitchen sink!

Between 1942 and 1962 Nungarin was a depot for Australian army personnel, supplies and machinery. The Museum is situated in the original Army Vehicle Workshop. When you visit the Museum watch a video...

Address:

26 Second Avenue
Nungarin WA 6490
Australia

Open Hours

7 days 9am - 4pm

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