Canning Stock Route - Well 26
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Canning Stock Route - Well 26

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The Canning Stock Route was once used to drive cattle from the Kimberley region in Australia's North West, down to the gold fields in the South West. The Stock route was originally opened in the early 20th century. The route is now used in the winter months by 4 wheel drivers for recreation. Well 26, seen here, is now fully restored and water can be obtained by using the winch and bucket. 

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