Peake Telegraph Station ruins, Oodnadatta Track, South Australia

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Oodnadatta Track Ruins, South Australia

Oodnadatta Track Ruins, South Australia

Oodnadatta Track, looking for the Pink Roadhouse

Oodnadatta Track, looking for the Pink Roadhouse

William Creek, SA.  Population 2. And a dog

William Creek, SA. Population 2. And a dog

The Oodnadatta Track. Australia maps of places across Australia. Tour Information, holiday and travel arrangements, bookings, brochures.

The Oodnadatta Track. Australia maps of places across Australia. Tour Information, holiday and travel arrangements, bookings, brochures.

Farina Ruins Farina was surveyed in 1878 although people had been living here by the Government Gums waterhole before that. It was named “Farina”, which means “flour” as it was imagined that the area would become the “granary of the north.  The famous Birdsville and Oodnadatta tracks saw their beginnings as the drovers and cameleers worked northwards from Farina.  Farina was at the end of the first stage of the narrow gauge “Great Northern” or “Port Augusta to Government Gums” railway line…

Farina Ruins Farina was surveyed in 1878 although people had been living here by the Government Gums waterhole before that. It was named “Farina”, which means “flour” as it was imagined that the area would become the “granary of the north. The famous Birdsville and Oodnadatta tracks saw their beginnings as the drovers and cameleers worked northwards from Farina. Farina was at the end of the first stage of the narrow gauge “Great Northern” or “Port Augusta to Government Gums” railway line…

The Old Ghan - Oodnadatta Track

The Old Ghan - Oodnadatta Track

Road sign showing distances along an Outback track in South Australia

Road sign showing distances along an Outback track in South Australia

Farina, a ghost town just off the Oodnadatta Track.    From wikipedia:  Farina was settled in 1878 by optimistic farmers hoping that rain follows the plough.  On the edge of the desert, it is situated on the old aligmnent of the Ghan railway.  It was beli Maggie Valley

Farina, a ghost town just off the Oodnadatta Track. From wikipedia: Farina was settled in 1878 by optimistic farmers hoping that rain follows the plough. On the edge of the desert, it is situated on the old aligmnent of the Ghan railway. It was beli Maggie Valley

Mt Dutton Ruins.

Mt Dutton Ruins.

Travel the Oodnadatta Track  Have photo's of this sign

Travel the Oodnadatta Track

The old Ghan at Marree, SA - Oodnadatta Track http://traveloutbackaustralia.com/outback-destinations/oodnadatta-track.html

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The famous Pink Roadhouse signs. A legacy left by the late (and missed) Adam Plate

The famous Pink Roadhouse signs. A legacy left by the late (and missed) Adam Plate

Oodnadatta Track

Oodnadatta Track

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