Koobabbie Precinct

Relocating Koobabbie Farm, kitchen sink and all.

This collection was saved by Coorow Heritage Group, after it was gifted three buildings and the farming equipment from a historically significant farm. Find out about the history of Samuel Rudduck and the generations of family members who farmed at Koobabbie from 1906 to 2021. The site includes the maid’s room and storeroom, single men’s accommodation and the oat bin. The extensive farm machinery collection includes a rare two-cylinder portable steam engine, which sits in pride of place at the entrance to the grounds.

Address:

5 Main Street
Coorow WA 6515
Australia

Opening Hours

7 days 9am - 5pm

Artificial udder

A Little Mother Feeder is an artificial udder. It was used to feed lambs that had been orphaned or separated from their mothers. Clarice Rudduck bought this feeder in 1959 when she was on holiday in...

Death to every pest

Farming can be accompanied by lots of pest infestations. Fumigators like this would have been common on farms to kill all forms of insects. These fumigators likely used Dieldrin, a carcinogenic...

Young winners

This magnificent trophy was not attached to a sheep raising championship, but won by the Coorow Junior Farmers Club at the Wesfarmers debating competition in 1959.

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