Mantung

I made a quick visit to Mantung in the Murray Mallee from Cambrai via Walker Flat, then looked for the old railway from Galga. I was looking for the ruins of the old railway line that had been pulled up … Read More

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Reading the ruins

I mentioned in this Kapunda post that I was at the Lavender Trail at Kapunda camp in 2020 I scoped the Morgan railway line, as I was interested in the ruins as part of the absent history section of the … Read More

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interiors

This kind of late photography in the era of television and newer technologies turns up late, wanders through the places where things have happened, and explores  the effects of the activity of a world gone. Though people are absent in this  photography of traces, fragments, empty buildings  there is  a lot of remnants of activity… Read More

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empty landscapes

This part of the South Australia Mallee is an empty landscape. It has been de-populated. An example of the process of depopulation in this landscape the East Murray Area School, which used to have around 270 pupils in the 1960s and it now has 19 pupils. … Read More

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de-population

People are leaving the countryside and moving to the more prosperous towns and cities. As young people depart, they leave small towns and hamlets of empty houses and shuttered shops, of closed schools and cafes, and a greying population.… Read More

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