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Walkerville Beach and Historic Lime Kilns

contributed by GraemeReid, taken in 2007
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Walkerville Beach and Historic Lime Kilns These are all that remain of the Walkerville lime kilns. At the peak of production in the 1890s, up to eighty men were employed quarrying limestone, working the kilns, supplying timber and bagging and stacking lime. Limestone mined from the cliffs was burnt with firewood in brick lined kilns to produce quick lime. The lime was then bagged and hauled in tram carts along a 350 metre jetty which once stretched out into the bay to waiting ships. The kilns were closed in 1926 due to reduced demand, high transport costs and the replacement of quicklime by cement. Info from parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/cape-liptrap-coastal-park/things-to-do/walkerville-south-lime-kilns