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orbost butter factory

Orbost has been home to whitefellas since the 1840s, and their cows, pigs, crops and timber mills pretty much ever since. This butter factory was built in 1892. I didn’t go inside, but would really like to one day…

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About Vetti

I love good coffee, street art, tiki bars and kitsch. Adore roller derby and quiffs and vintage Hawaiian shirts. Enjoy a slice of my northside life!

7 responses to “orbost butter factory

  1. The slow decay of melting butter.

  2. Vetti

    Pasadena: Been awhile…as far as I know,the most recent activity the factory has seen was the construction of the Curlip II – a replica of the original (1890) Curlip paddle steamer, which traversed the Snowy River between Orbost and Marlo until 1919. http://www.paddlesteamercurlip.com.au/

  3. David McLeod ⋅

    Hi Vetti, I am am one of current owners of the Orbost Butter Factory. We are slowly restoring it. We have catalogued the graffiti left by the local kids. If your down that way at Easter we would love to show you around.

  4. Vetti

    David McLeod: Hi, thank you so much! Not sure where I’m spending Easter, but will certainly be in touch. Would love to take a look around…

  5. ^ ^ ^ ^
    Excellent. 1840’s – we of the colonial empires….wouldn’t you love to take the time machine back to that period to see the shape of the land, the first people etc

  6. Vetti

    Pasadena Adjacent: I’m always curious, that’s for sure…

  7. Kallisteni ⋅

    Hi David,
    I was in Orbost recently and was absolutely intruiged by this beautiful building and would love to see inside if that is at all possible.
    Kallisteni

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