Air raid siren : Ainslie Bus Depot, Canberra
|Title||Air raid siren : Ainslie Bus Depot, Canberra|
|Object type||Communications equipment|
|Date made||c 1941|
Cylindrical air raid siren made of tin-plated sheet steel that has been riveted together. Painted light grey, the siren has three groups of flutes for sound direction and a pointed canopy, which has been soldered together.
This is one of a number of air raid sirens installed around Canberra during the Second World War as part of the Canberra Air Raid Precautions (ARP) program. It was believed to have been installed at the Ainslie Bus Depot.