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Condition: Site

Linesmans No.2 Hut

Located on the slopes of Round Mountain. Destroyed in the 2003 fies.

Also known as Telegraph, Round Mountain, and SMC.

Brief History

This hut was built in the 1950s by the SMA (Snowy Mountains Authority) for powerline mainenance.

It was partly burnt in 1988, but restored fully by the SES as an emergency radio base.


The hut is 3m by 3.4m. It is built of corrugated iron on a sawn timber frame. It has a wooden floor and caneite lining, and is installed with a stove.


- The KHA Reference number is 2319 and the KNP POM number is L.79.

- John Purves pers. comm. July 2015 to Ian Frakes

 Linesmans Hut number 2 photo: copyright Olaf Moon


Photo of Linesman's hut number two with John Purves photo Patty Purves 1968

John Purves at the rear of the hut.

Photo: Patty Purves 1968