Rum Jungle Area
Rum Jungle got it's name from an accident that occurred in 1871. An ox drawn wagon load of rum, destined for the construction gangs, was said to have been bogged near a spot of jungle on the crocodile infested East Finniss River - the drivers untethered the oxen and went on a rum drinking binge!
A freelance journalist wrote a pivotal story on Rum Jungle, published with the title "Rum Jungle - Hell".....
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