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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
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