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Doodlakine

Doodlakine is a small town on the Great Eastern Highway situated between Kellerberrin and Merredin. The main east-west railway line passes close by and there is also a main road running south to Bruce Rock. The town is 218 kms east of Perth. The town was gazetted as such in 1884 but moved south to the railway area in 1899. Doodlakine has been variously recorded as Doodlakin, Dodolakine, Doodlekine, Dodolakine and Dudulukine across the years


 
 
   
 
 

Doodlakine - Hall

Here is the Doodlakine Agricultural Hall. It looks quite 1960's in its design. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD001

 

Doodlakine - Post Office

This grand building is the former post office which dates back to 1914. This is on the main street, next door to the general store. This ceased being a post office in 1978. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD002

 

Doodlakine - Old Shop

This former butcher's shop closed its door years ago. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD003

 

Doodlakine - Store

The town's general store is still open for business. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD004

 

Doodlakine - School

Doodlakine Primary School. This opened in 1963. It seems to be closed now. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD005

 

Doodlakine - School

At out-building at the primary school. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD006

 

Doodlakine - Back Street

A back street runs parallel to the highway. March 2015. Photos Ref: DOOD007


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