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This locality is a quite large fruit-growing region situated on Canning Road between Kalamunda and Roleystone. There is a small town centre off Canning Road, north of the Brookton Highway. Karragullen is an Aboriginal term originally used for the Cannington area. In this district was the site of the terminus of the Upper Darling Range Railway which was constructed to cart timber products off to market. The town was gazetted in 1913


Karragullen - General Store and Roadhouse

Up in the hills, on the road between Kalamunda and Roleystone, is Karragullen. This is mainly a fruit growing district. Here is the Karragullen general store and roadhouse. May 2010. Photos Ref: KGLN001


Karragullen - Canning Road

This is a view looking south along Canning Road, outside the roadhouse. May 2010. Photos Ref: KGLN002


Karragullen - Catholic Church

The Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Karragullen and Roleystone. It's located a couple of hundred metres south of the townsite on Canning Road, at the junction of Rokewood Way. The church was built in 1954 by Mr Silio Di Marco (with others), an Italian migrant and long-time local resident. See Links page - Pickering Brook. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN003


Karragullen - Hall

The Karragullen Hall on Old Station Road near the oval. This is now the home of the local scout group. The hall was built in 1959. At earlier hall was erected on this site in 1921 but was relocated elsewhere obviously before this one was constructed. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN004


Karragullen - Growing Fruit

Fruit growing in the predominant industry in Karragullen. Many storage sheds and crates can be seen along the roads. Here is an example of such with fruit trees thriving in the background. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN005


Karragullen - Mamarapha College Office

The Mamarapha College on School Road. This is a tertiary bible college for mainly indigenous people and is an arm of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. This appears to be the administration office. On this site previously was the Karragullen primary school. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN006


Karragullen - Mamarapha College Classrooms

The College classrooms and further up ablution block. It looks very attractive and is located in an extremely peaceful locale, set in the bush complete with the distinctive smell of gum trees. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN007


Karragullen - Rock Inne Tavern

On Brookton Highway on the corner of Herbert Road is the Rock Inne Tavern. This is a few kilometres east of the Canning Road intersection. Not sure when it was built but certainly was here in the 1980's with the same name. Famed for live music shows. January 2012. Photos Ref: KGLN008

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